City Hall and Library--page 2 (of 3 pages)

Richard Meier

The long northern side of the building


Left: view from the east of the northeast slab of the building; center and right: entrance at the northeast end


Entrance at the northeast end


Simple but elegant geometries

Meier plays with simple geometries and repeated squares and multiples of squares of various sizes in cladding and windows.

Continue to page 3: interior views of the atrium.

See other post-modern buildings in The Hague: Pelli's Zurichtoren, Rob Krier's Muzentoren, Graves' Castalia, and Kohn Pedersen Fox's Hoftoren.

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