P. Blom, 1965. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut, BLOM p3
Under the title of ‘Living as an Urban Roof’, Blom designed a city composed primarily of two levels: a public space on the ground floor and habitats above, forming ‘the roof of the city’.
'Structuralism' is an exhibition on Dutch structuralism, a movement in architecture in the late '50s and early '60s that renounced the technocratic planning that characterised the post-war reconstruction of the country. Instead, its proponents asked space for the poetic and emotional aspects of architecture, in order to come to a truly dignified living environment.