All articles about 1960s

Patiostudentenwoningen

In 1964, the new University of Twente campus (at that time still the Institute of Technology) was opened. It is the only university in the Netherlands that offers on-campus housing…

Plan Internationaal

The creation of this international showcase of ‘domestic culture’ dates back to 1960, when the Bouwfonds Nederlandse Gemeenten (a former semi-public company that focused on…

For the Individual and the Collective

Between 1960 and 1972 an initiative by five Philips employees developed into a unique residential district of more than 1,000 houses. To this day, ’t Hool embodies the ideals, wishes and ambitions of a new post-war middle class.

Port Grimaud

During the post-war years French architect François Spoerry fiercely rejected modernism in general and the work of Corbusier in particular. He confronted the ‘myth’ of modernism,…