Opening of "De Drie Hoven", a modern complex for old people
Week number 75-23
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
Minister Irene Vorrink opens the housing complex 'De Drie Hoven' for old people in Amsterdam Slotervaart. The complex, with an old people's home and a nursery home, is designed by the architect Herman Hertzberger. For the design he has taken into account new principles and ideas about housing and nursing old people from an architectual and a social point of view. SHOTS: ext. 'De Drie Hoven'; close up Hertzberger; opening of the complex by Minister Vorrink, with voice fragment; several shots of the int. of the complex, a.o. nurses in the hall, seating area in the hall with table and television, single room with woman in bed, covered gallery with adjoining housing units and doorways, living room, hairdresser, billiards room and a bar where old people are having a drink; garden near complex with pond that is open to the public.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 January 1975