amsterdam - apollo schools 1
Hertzberger steps into the 1980s at the top of his game. The proliferation of self-similar spatial units is still in play but not as evident in the overall form, which has condensed into a pair of basically cubic things - but cubes that fuss their way in and out to accomplish various tasks. Each move is quite highly thought out - I have to say I sort of imagine these as the kind of projects that Jackie would really like to see come out of, say, the Row House assignment. Really wish we could have gotten inside - I really liked these things, and not just because of the chunky Hejduk-ness of the massings.