Visit the Diagoon house in the Iconic Houses Month


© Beton Verlag. On the five Sundays of November, the Iconic Houses Month takes place in the Netherlands for the first time.

LiMa residential project (1984-1986) in Berlin has become protected monument


© Uwe Rau. Due to the initiative of the residents, the residential project at the Lindenstrasse-Markgrafenstrasse in Berlin has recently been placed on the official monument list of the Berlin Senate.

Polygoonschool at Open Monument Day September 12


© Cor Mooij. The Polygoonschool in Almere (1992) can be visited with Open Monument Day on September 12.

Apollo Schools municipal monument


© Herman Hertzberger. The Amsterdam 'Apollo Schools’ (Amsterdamse Montessorischool en Willemsparkschool) (Amsterdam Montessori School and Willemspark School) from 1983 have become Municipal Monument in June 2020 and are described by the Municipality of Amsterdam as among the best works of Herman Hertzberger.

Lecture Akademie der Künste Berlin


On Tuesday 11 February, Herman Hertzberger will present a lecture at 7:00 PM at the Akademie der Künste, at Pariser Platz 4 in Berlin (Germany).

New vision for education in a fast-changing world


A small interview by 'Planning Learning Spaces'.

ARC19 Oeuvre Award


© Miriam Guttmann. "The jury welcomes the fact that Hertzberger himself is involved in various attempts to reinvigorate his projects, based on the philosophy that a good building can be made suitable for multiple purposes."

Apeldoorn honors architect Hertzberger: "The statue is not for me, but for my buildings"


© Hertzberger Park. Architect Herman Hertzberger (87) is forever close to his masterpiece: the Centraal Beheer building in Apeldoorn. A tribute. "You get a statue when you die. But I'm still alive, isn't it?"

Radikal Reduziert


A beautiful photo reportage about the Diagoonwoningen in the German magazine Domus

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.