Wednesday, September 12

I know this!

The first time I walked in Burgemeester De Monchyplein in the centre of the city (Archipelbuurt), I felt I was in a very familiar place.....surrounding me, were all buildings from Ricardo Bofill, a catalan architect that developed a similar living complex (Antigone) in Montpellier, a city in the South of France where I grew up! The statues are from Dirk Bus and come from the previous city hall of The Hague that used to stand on this square from 1953 until 1996.

1 comment:

Happy Hotelier said...

And did you know the old building had a "pater noster" lift one of those endless merry go rounds that functionned as a very dangerous lift?