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The Zaanstad City Hall Exterior is Artful and Fun

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Apr 20, 2012 • References: soetersvaneldonk.nl and frameweb
The Zaanstad City Hall Exterior by Soeters Van Eldonk Architecten features an artful design aesthetic that is both contemporary and cartoon-inspired. Located in the Dutch city, this government complex pays tribute to Holland's traditional canal house architectural style.

Painted in a series of eye-catching colors, these vivid facades feature hues of green, orange and white along with traditional triangular roof designs. A contemporary take on a cultural architecture style, the Zaanstad City Hall Exterior by Soeters Van Eldonk Architecten is filled with personality.

Sure to serve as a popular tourist attraction, this historical structure reinvents timeless Dutch design ideals. These artsy buildings showcase bold colors painted on flat planes, giving them a similar quality to one seen in popular comic book panels.