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The four-part television series ‘Van krot tot Vinex: 100 years of living’ started last Friday. Part 2, on February 10 at 10:20 pm, is about Hilversum and Dudok, in which Annette Koenders and the alderman are interviewed, among others.
Rents are skyrocketing. It is almost impossible to buy a house with an average income. Young people are living longer with their parents. We are in the middle of a housing crisis. What went wrong and what can we learn from history?
Andere Tijden presents a new four-part series from Friday 3 to 24 February on NPO 2 in which Mariëlle Tweebeeke takes the viewer on a journey through time. In the second episode, Tweebeeke starts her search at one of those popular 1930s homes – a house with a story.
Episode 2 (Friday 10 February): The flight to the green
The Garden City combines the best of both worlds: the amenities of the big city and the tranquility of a village community. A progressive idea that appeals to many people. Due to increased mobility – train, bus, the first cars – villages are also becoming more attractive places to live. Living in nature is the ideal – for those who can afford it.
Hilversum is regarded as the ultimate Garden City, with the passionate architect and urban planner Willem Dudok as a pivotal figure. And the 1930s house, with its spacious rooms, stained glass windows and beautiful brick architecture, is characteristic of this type of city. How is it possible that such houses could be built in the 1930s, the crisis years?
Click here for more information about the TV series