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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlandsen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1913-1915 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorKlerk, Michel deen_US
dc.date1913-1915en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-17T20:10:30Z
dc.date.available2014-12-17T20:10:30Z
dc.date.issued1913-1915en_US
dc.identifier251889en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3055en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/167367
dc.descriptionNorth facade, recessed entry doors to ground floor apartments; In 1914 de Klerk set up his own office and thereafter became known as an architect of working-class housing in Amsterdam. Between 1914 and 1920 three housing blocks were built around the Spaarndammerplantsoen. ("Plantsoen" translates as "plantation"; it is the name of the public park as well as street.) This, the first, was for the contractors Klaas Hille and G. Kamphuis. His development as an exuberant Expressionist is clearly apparent in these complexes, but his wish to give the inhabitants more comfort and space than was usual in working-class circles is also clear. The characteristically plastic treatment of the façades (which marked the Amsterdam School style) was preeminently suited to large continuous fronts. The long side (100 m) of this block faces the north side of the park; it is a "C" shaped block with 4 storeys and an attic. It originally had 16 units per floor, of three different types, with a shop at each corner of the ground floor, and an adjoining apartment for the shop keeper. The interior was renovated in the 1970's and now has fewer but larger units; one of the shops (on the east corner) was converted into an apartment. Source: Casciato, Maristella, ed.; The Amsterdam School, Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 1996 (9064502463) (accessed 6/6/2014)en_US
dc.format.mediumred brick; wood; glass; terra cotta roof tileen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectCity planningen_US
dc.subjectsocial housingen_US
dc.subjectpublic housingen_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.subjectAmsterdam schoolen_US
dc.subjectExpressionisten_US
dc.titleSpaarndammerplantsoen (North)en_US
dc.title.alternativeHousing Block (North) at Spaarndammerplantsoenen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-MDK-SPAA-A26en_US
vra.culturalContextDutchen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypehousing projecten_US
vra.worktypeapartment houseen_US
dc.contributor.displayMichel de Klerk (Dutch architect, 1884-1923)en_US


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