View Bulletin KNOB 118 (2019) 2

Pieter Vlaardingerbroek: Ontwerpanalyse bij restauratie. De Zuiderkerkstoren te Amsterdam Marie-Thérèse van Thoor: De restauraties van het Rietveld Schröderhuis. Een reflectie Lenneke Willemstein: De herontdekking van de negentiende-eeuwse buitenkleuren van de vesting Naarden Publicaties: Fred Ahsmann, Order and Confusion. The Twelfth-Century Choir of the St. Servatius Church in Maastricht (recensie Aad Bastemeijer), Joost Coté, Hugh O’Neill, Helen Ibbitson Jessup & Pauline van Roosmalen, The life and work of Thomas Karsten (recensie Daan Lavies),  Thomas Coomans, Life inside the Cloister. Understanding Monastic Architecture (recensie Gabri van Tussenbroek), Erik Betten en Simone Verlaat (red.), Kunst met een opdracht. Jaap van der Meij, monumentaal kunstenaar uit de wederopbouw (recensie Anita Blom)

 

Gepubliceerd: 2019-06-14

Artikelen

  • In 2017, the restoration of the Zuiderkerk (1603-1614) was completed with the renovation of its tower. This striking tower, designed by Hendrick de Keyser (1565-1621), dominates the silhouette of the eastern part of Amsterdam’s city centre. It consists of a brick base, a sandstone octagon with columns and a wooden spire clad in lead and slate. The tower, which was last restored in 1978, was in need of a complete restoration due to salt efflorescence in the brickwork and rust damage to the natural stone. In addition, the lead of the spire needed renovation. The lead had been painted in a...

  • The Rietveld Schröder House (1924) in Utrecht is the only private home among the ten UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Netherlands. In 1987 it was opened to the public as a museum house and since 2013 it has been part of the collection of Utrecht’s Centraal Museum. The world-famous house was designed by the architect Gerrit T. Rietveld (1888-1964) in close collaboration with the client, Truus Schröder-Schräder (1889-1985). During the 1970s and ’80s the house was comprehensively restored by the architect Bertus Mulder (b. 1929), who had worked with Rietveld for a brief period in the...

  • In the former fortress town of Naarden, the exterior woodwork of the military buildings from both the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries is still painted in a dark shade of green known as ‘monumentengroen’. The colour plays an important role in the buildings’ appearance. The owner of the fortifications, Stichting Monumenten Bezit (SMB), had doubts about the historical authenticity of this colour because previous colour research had revealed the presence of a lighter shade of green beneath the dark Monumentengroen. Accordingly, in 2018, in advance of a scheduled refurbishment of the...

Boekbesprekingen