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Common Ground

34,50

The richness and diversity of Dutch  contributions to the built environment of South Africa remain little-known in the study of twentieth-century architectural history. Between 1902 and 1961 more than seventy Dutch-born émigré architects were active from the Cape to the Highveld, both in major towns and remote areas, and they designed hundreds of buildings and neighbourhoods.

The Art of Padu Lampe

19,50

At the occasion of the Padú Lampe Centennial celebration on April 26, 2020, this book is dedicated to his exceptional visual arts career which lasted 8 decades, from his teen years until his 90th year.

Architecture from the Indonesian Past

45,00

‘Things are changing and we are changing with it,’ was their motto. Since 1927 uprising broke out against the Dutch in the colony, the crisis followed. They continued to design stoically at Fermont-Cuypers; schools, churches, villas and offices. After Indonesian independence, the firm had a restart until 1958. Their buildings still exist in Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bandung and many other cities. Indonesia is proud of it. This book tells the story of a productive architecture firm, unique buildings and the people behind them.

Landmarks from a Bygone Era

45,00

It goes without saying that one building after the other was built in the Dutch East Indies, the current Indonesia. Newspapers jubilated ‘again a jewel for the city.’ The man behind it was Eduard Cuypers (1859-1927). With his firm he was one of the most celebrated architects in the Netherlands around 1900. He has fallen into oblivion due to changed views in architecture.

The enchanted heemparks of Amstelveen

14,95

Amstelveen’s heemparks are islands of peace and wonder, where plants and herbs that are indigenous to the Netherlands are shown in enchanting compositions. Experience the beauty of Dutch flora in any season during your stroll in these delightful parks. Revised and updated edition.

Plantation Houses of Curaçao

45,00

Plantation Houses of Curaçao offers a comprehensive overview, in words and in images, of all the plantation houses that have been preserved as jewels from the past.