Thursday, March 24, 2011
Berlage's first plans dating from 1920 were impossible to build due to the extensive design and high cost during the economic crisis. Years passed and the plan disappeared from agenda's. It was only when the then director threatened with his resignment, that Berlage was given the order to make a sober design. This design was approved in and construction started in 1931; opening took place in 1935. (source: http://www.gemeentemuseum.nl/index.php?id=034125)
Monday, March 7, 2011
my post about naming the streets in Choma? Well, today I received some photo's with the proof that the streetsigns really have been constructed and that they are still there, imagine! The posing is done by Merlijn and Junior my friends from Choma, the shoots made by Mutinta! Thanks guys and Mutinta!
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
I daily pass this building on my bike. The facade of this former PTT office has been stripped and transformed into a luxurious Hilton hotel. (the photos and more information can be found on: www.guldenfeniks.nl/inzendingen/2011/transformatie/hilton_hotel_den_haag )