Arsenaaltoren - Vlissingen, NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!
N 51° 26.435 E 003° 34.629
31U E 540112 N 5698979
Quick Description: This is the Arsenaaltoren. It is the largest work of art in the South-West of the Netherlands and part of an amusement park. The top reminded me of a UFO, combined with the open steel beam structure. A Googie architecture building.
Location: Zeeland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 8/17/2021 8:43:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM14RR8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 8

Long Description:
"The Arsenaaltoren was illuminated by means of a sophisticated lighting plan by New Urban View, which also recently illuminated the Kloveniersdoelen and the old town hall in Middelburg. The viewing platform can now radiate different colors and the outside of the building is also illuminated.

The tower can be rented for exclusive arrangements such as a wedding or business meetings."

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The text “Somewhere I am, I am nowhere” (NL: “Ergens ben ik anders ben ik nergens”) is by Loek Grootjans and was inspired by the work of Georges Perec, a French writer he greatly admires. For Grootjans, this graphic design was almost self-evident in the Vlissingen profile of signs and beacons.

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Type of Structure: Building

Upswept Roof / Folded Plate Roof(s): no

Large Dome(s): no

Large Sheet Glass Window(s): no

Boomerang and/or Arrow Shape(s): no

Amoebae Shape(s): no

Atomic Model(s): no

Starburst(s): no

Exposed Steel Beam(s): yes

Flying Saucer/Rocket Shape(s): yes

If I knew, I'd be an architect: yes

Physical Address:
Arsenaalplein 7
Vlissingen, Zeeland NL


Web Address or URL: [Web Link]

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