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Theme: Oranjelaan

Setting: (Small) towns, cities. Dutch.
Function(s): Residential and commercial buildings.
Construction period: Around 1960 - 1970.

Oranjelaan 24

Background information: This detached house from the '60s of the last century is equipped with an attached garage and a terrace. The use of sand-colored stones, large windows with minimal window styles and a generally simple and sleek modeling, make this property recognizable fro …


Oranjelaan 19-25

Background information: In the '60s of the last century almost all Dutch residences developed completely new neighborhoods and districts, to tackle the housing shortage. They also wanted to use the opportunity to clean sweep the ingrained ways of thinking about housing. There had …


Garages for 4 cars

Background information: In the '60s it was new that the average man could buy a car. This was closely connected with the increasing prosperity. The number of cars in the Netherlands grew tremendously over the decade. Most cars were (and still are) just parked on the street. A few …


Saver Pack Oranjelaan 19-25

Background information: In the '60s of the last century almost all Dutch residences developed completely new neighborhoods and districts, to tackle the housing shortage. They also wanted to use the opportunity to clean sweep the ingrained ways of thinking about housing. There had …


Oranjelaan 9 - 13

Background information: In the 1960s whole new neighborhoods rapidly arose. The new residents also wanted to be able to shop and thus appeared (neighborhood) malls. Initially provided with a butcher, baker and greengrocer. They went gradually on in the supermarket. Now there are …


Oranjelaan 26

Background information: This detached house from the '60s of the last century is equipped with an attached garage and a terrace. The use of sand-colored stones, large windows with minimal window styles and a generally simple and sleek modeling, make this property recognizable fro …


Oranjelaan 43

Background information: This detached house from the '60s of the last century has an attached garage and utility room. The attachments belong to the original and are not built on later, as is often the case. The use of sand-yellow bricks, large windows with as few window styles …