Façades of The Hague #2

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Façade of the Royal Academy of Art (Koninkljke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten/KABK), Prinsessegracht.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Designed by J.W.E. Buijs and J.B. Lürsen in co-operation with the then director of the Academy J.H. Plantenga.

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0047 Prinsessegracht

Built in 1932-1937 to replace the 19th century neoclassicist building.

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0049 Prinsessegracht

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The façade is probably its best feature.

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0052 Prinsessegracht

0053 Prinsessegracht

At present the institute is one of the main artistic engines of the town.

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0056 Prinsessegracht

[Click on the pictures to enlarge]

All pictures were taken in March 2016

 

Bertus Pieters

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