Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands, 1966
Venlo, Netherlands, 1953
Care and well being centre Tamarix
Developed for the Philadelphia Care Foundation
The care and well-being centre consists of social care homes and rental apartments. They are added to an existing neighbourhood in the town of Heerhugowaard, a town which since the late 1960s grew into a commuters’ town and today keeps on expanding with environmental-friendly building and living areas.
Almelo, Netherlands, 1901 · Hampshire, United Kingdom, 1990
Produced by Gordon Russell Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
This is an excellent example of the so-called “Utility Furniture”, produced in the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Due to the lack of raw materials, functional and simple pieces were used.