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Persoonshaven

Documentation of Persoonshaven design drawings and renders by Divisare.

 

Street Architecture

Monograph, according to the author Karin Templin also a primer on housing and urban design.

Karin Templin, Street Architecture – Work by Hans van der Heijden
ISBN 9789082808209
128 pages, illustrations in colour and black and white, 21 x 30 cm, English

Please visit review by Igor Maglica (Italian/English) here.

Download pdf of review by Jan Peter Wingender (English) here.

Download pdf of review by Daan Jenniskens (English) here.

Download pdf of review by Marko Sauer (German) here.

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On Tradition

Interview in De Volkskrant on tradition and the position of architecture in The Netherlands by Sander van Walsum.

 

Video Kloosterbuuren

Film on the Kloosterbuuren project in The Hague. The was made by Kortom Video and was directed by Stefan Müller.

 

Building Matter

Review of the Kloosterbuuren project in The Hague by the young architect Elmar Koers.

Link to Archined [Dutch only]

 

The German Brick Blossoms

Conversation with Bernard Hulsman on the Post Piraeus initiative and the importance of a shared construction culture.

Link to De Duitse baksteen bloeit on the website of NRC Handelsblad. ‘A schism appears between Architecture and Construction Culture.’ [Dutch only]

 

Oranjeboomstraat

Video on the occasion of the handover of the Oranjeboomstraat social housing project, with Joop Boeren [contractor], Riki Aarden [client], Jan Peter Wingender [colleague architect], Patrick van der Klooster [AIR Rotterdam] and HvdH talking about the project. [Dutch only]

 

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Boijmans van Beuningen

In the series of so-called Inspiration Interviews run by the British weekly Building Design Pamela Buxton talked with HvdH about his fascination for the architecture of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. In 2016 the interviews were published as a book.

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Social Mansions

Review by Kirsten Hannema of the social housing project at Oranjeboomstraat in Rotterdam: ‘Much too beautiful, really’.

Read website De Volkskrant [Dutch only]

 

The Bluecoat in Context

Contribution of prof. David Dunster to the conference ‘Liverpool Reconsidered: Urban Regeneration and Cultural Turn’ organised by Brian Hatton at the AA School. He positions the Bluecoat arts centre as a building which opposes a new context formed by the exuberant architecture of the shopping district Liverpool I by offering quietness and austerity. ‘What is required, in general, in urban regeneration is not an architecture which promises a better future, but one that draws attention to itself.’

 

Rotterdam and Brickwork

Video on Rotterdam brickwork buildings, based on the lectures series HvdH organized for AIR Rotterdam. [Dutch only]

 

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Oranjeboomstraat, Interview

Review of the Oranjeboomstraat social housing project by Hugh Strange in Building Design plus interview.

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Exacting Material

The book ‘Brick, an Exacting Material’ edited by Jan Peter Wingender contains case studies to the Bluecoat and the housing in Langerak. HvdH contributed with the essay ‘On the Eye and the Mind’.

Download unabridged version of Dutch manuscript

 

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Rats Turn Architecture Around

Extensive essay by Harm Tilman on Monadnock, Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven and HvdHA.

Download pdf English translation

 

Kontinuität und Erneuering

‘By taking up local stylistic means the new brick buildings continue the architectural qualities of a neighbourhood characterized by variety’, Vorteile, das Bakstein Magazin.

Download pdf [German only]

 

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Improvement over Replacement

Article by Ellis Woodman on urban renewal in a special issue of the  Architect’s Journal Exemplary Housing Estate Generation in Europe. Including a documentation of the Splayed Apartment Blocks.

Read AJ issue online

 

Life Class

Short questions and ditto answers to the life of an architect.

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