Celebrating architect gives Katendrecht school renovation as a gift


Four pupils Patrick, Badr, Tamir and Amin are very happy with their new school.Maurice Laparlière, did a live report for RTV Rijnmond.

Because of the former large iron fence and the damp spots, the comparison with a prison for the students was the obvious. They are proud to give the RTV Rijnmond reporter a grand tour through the primary school OBS De Schalm. "In the past it was messy and now beautiful," the pupils say. Listen to the entire interview with the enthusiastic students illustrated with pictures of the old situation and the brand new result..

Radio reporter Maurice Laparliere of Dutch radio station RTV Rijnmond gets a guided tour by pupils through the primary school obs De Schalm, transformed by Kraaijvanger Architects.

"In the past it was messy and now beautiful, I think it's a shame that I'm almost leaving school for high school, I would have liked to sit here for a long time."

Pupils of De Schalm

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