13-21 June 2017
16:00, Museum Het Schip and the Spaarndammerbuurt
Treasures of social housing: tour (walking, Spaarndammerbuurt)
Museum Het Schip
Join us on a tour of the Spaarndammerbuurt, the revolutionary neighbourhood that stands as a living and breathing, architecturally fascinating relic to the Netherlands’ incredibly forward-thinking social housing drive of the early 20th century. A walk through the area will illustrate a combination of the subtly intricate designs of the Amsterdam School’s architecture and the socially progressive, ambitious goals of Dutch social housing. Stops along the way will convey some of the fascinating features, such as the Amsterdam School architecture of Michel de Klerk, the palatial courtyards of the Zaanhof, and the thriving community spaces of the Zaandammerplein.
Please attend if you are interested in housing, social history, or architecture at any level, from the personal to the academic to the professional.
Tours are in Dutch but can be switched to English on request.
Museum Het Schip is dedicated to preserving and educating about the architecture and social history of Amsterdam’s built environment, and is based in an iconic, functioning social housing development of the Amsterdam School architectural style.
- Regular price: € 17.50
- Students: € 15.00
- ICOM & Rembrandtcard: € 10.00
- Museumcard & IAmsterdam card: € 5.00