0 Likes

Laan van Heelmeesters
GooiVechtstreek
Situated on the grounds of a former hospital these park-like apartment blocks with a nice inner garden
Copyright: Dick schippers
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 20/08/2012
Updated: 18/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: hilversum; park
comments powered by Disqus

Dick Schippers
Rembrandtschool by Dudok 1919/20
Dick Schippers
Silo Building
Dick Schippers
Hilversum St. Vitus High Altar
Dick Schippers
Hilversum St. Vitus
Dick Schippers
Gooilandplein
Dick Schippers
Schietspoel (Boat shuttle - weaving tool)
Dick Schippers
Neighbourhood in Retro design (Binnendoor)
Dick Schippers
Hilversum Historic Neighbourhood
Dick Schippers
Filmtheater Corner Herenstraat
Dick Schippers
Ons Gebouw (Our Building) by J. van Laren 1932
Dick Schippers
Hilversum Kerkbrink former town hall
Dick Schippers
Hilversum Regional Products market
Martin Hertel
Kieselgur-Ablagerung bei Soos / CZ
tipurano
Dunes of Maspalomas
Stefan Bock
Im Neuen Rathaus im Turm
Evgeniy Veldyaev
Twins — Двойняшки
Mikhail Nagaitsev
Fish day
Andy Bryant
Grenoble from Le Moucherotte
Jens Remus
House on Fire
walid maarouf bel haj ali
Sidi Meghzals mosque (interior)
muscapix
Fort Oranje Statia
Maciej G. Szling
Poland Tatry Ceprostrada
yunzen liu
Penglai Tianhengshan Cultural Park 1
Burkhard Koerner
Lanz Bulldog Treffen 2011
Dick Schippers
Blooming Heath at Hoorneboegse Heide
Dick Schippers
RNW Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Dick Schippers
Bergse Pad
Dick Schippers
Hilversum Media Park
Dick Schippers
Laan van Heelmeesters
Dick Schippers
The AKN Building
Dick Schippers
Raadhuis Hilversum by W.M. Dudok
Dick Schippers
Zonnestraal by J. Duiker
Dick Schippers
Castle Sypesteyn Garden
Dick Schippers
Staircase with Closure (1916)
Dick Schippers
St. Clemenskerk (Church)
Dick Schippers
Geraniumschool by W.M. Dudok 1916/18
More About GooiVechtstreek

Het Gooi is the area around Hilversum in the centre of the Netherlands. It is a slightly hilly area characterised by its green landscape, its historical charm, the wealth of its inhabitants, and its villas. Het Gooi is known in the Netherlands as the home of the rich and famous.starting around 1500, and reaching a peak in the 17th century, sand was quarried in the area for the expansion of Amsterdam. As a result a number of waterways were dug in 's-Graveland, Naarden and Bussum. The canal system and the arrival of a canal boat system connecting the area to Amsterdam helped the area to grow further economically. Hilversum developed into a centre for the production of wool and textiles.With the laying of canals, and later the railways, wealthy people from Amsterdam and Utrecht began to build grand country homes in the area. Affluent neighbourhoods (e.g. the Bussum neighbourhood of 't Spiegel) developed. As a result of the railway between Amsterdam and Amersfoort in 1874, Hilversum and Bussum were the first to grow. In 1892, after the tram line connecting Laren, Blaricum and Huizen was laid, these towns also developed. In the 1950s the construction of motorways (the A1 and the A27) continued this process.The broadcast industry in Het Gooi developed after the NSF factory (Nederlandse Seintoestellen Fabriek, Dutch Broadcasting-equipment Factory) was built in Hilversum in 1918. It expanded from Hilversum to the other towns nearby. The first television broadcast in the Netherlands was from Bussum. Today the Netherlands Public Broadcasting has offices and studios all over the area.Het Gooi has become heavily populated. Because of the nature in the area and its historic charm, the villages have become attractive to the affluent, including retirees. The population is relatively older and there are many old-age homes. The original inhabitants of the area have been submerged by the flood of newcomers. The local dialect that used to be spoken here has virtually disappeared.Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gooi