Het Spoor Terug: The Pigeons


  © Violette Cornelius / Nederlands Fotomuseum. It was 'a small world in a large one': the new orphanage that came into use in Amsterdam on the IJsbaanpad in 1960.

Series De Drie Hoven is televised on NPO 2


From April 14 every Sunday at 19.05 the series 'Uitgewoond' will be broadcast on Dutch NPO2, about the closure of De Drie Hoven.

OVT radio about the closure of the Drie Hoven


You hope to have a nice old age together with your housemates and then you hear that your home will be closed.

Interview and podcast from TivoliVredenburg


It is TivoliVredenburg's birthday and NPO Radio 4 does not let that pass by unnoticed.

Herman Hertzberger opens exhibition Collective Comeback on January 11


© Herman Hertzberger. Some of Hertzberger's projects have been included in the exhibition at Arcam: The Weesperflat and De Drie Hoven elderly housing. One is a municipal monument, the other will soon be felled by the wrecking ball. Both projects are a textbook example of designing collective spaces.

Lectures November Princeton and Vienna


Herman Hertzberger will give the Kassler lecture at Princeton on November 15th at 6:00 PM. The title of his lecture is 'Space, Place and Accommodation'. The lecture is public.

Interview about NHL in 'Leeuwarden maakt School'


© Ruben van Vliet. Herman Hertzberger was interviewed about the Leeuwarden University.

Het Spoor Terug: 'More durable than snow: the playgrounds of Aldo van Eyck'


The aluminum climbing dome, the horizontal bars and the concrete sandpit: the playground equipment of the architect and designer Aldo van Eyck adorned Amsterdam until the late 1980s.

Lecture Orphanage Van Eyck


© Corné Bastiaansen. After a year and a half of transformation and restoration, developer BPD moved into its new workplace in the former Orphanage of Van Eyck at the IJsbaanpad in Amsterdam.