Sunday, May 28, 2006
PLANNED REPETITION IN THE NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam Reflections: A sense of timelessness permeates the Netherlands' capital city where a maze of canals creates 90 small islands. Amsterdam is a city of repeated patterns provided by the way that each building along the canals are of a similar width and height, a result of deliberate and far-sighted town planning. Few cities throughout the world can match it's architectural homogeneity.