BIJLMERMEER DREDGER 1975, wreck, wreck database. BIJLMERMEER DREDGER 1975 - WRECK WRAK EPAVE WRACK PECIO
Following Suriname 's independence in 1975, many of its inhabitants migrated to the Netherlands. The government placed a substantial number of them in affordable social housing in the Bijlmermeer. The neighbourhood once had a very high crime rate, but this has decreased dramatically in recent years.
To illustrate this large-scale thinking that is so representative for many modernist social housing estates, we will look at a specific example to set the scene for a discussion on the influence of design: the Dutch Bijlmermeer. Amsterdam Bijlmermeer, 1975. Stadsarchief Amsterdam
Bijlmermeer was planned as the city of the future in Amsterdam, integrating the concepts of large scale, collective use of spaces and segregation of the four basic functions of modern urbanism: housing, transport, work and leisure.
- Inés Aquilué Junyent, Estanislau Roca Blanch
The «ideal city» of the future dissipated rapidly, and during the 1970s and the 1980s, Bijlmermeer became the most stigmatized urban area in the Netherlands due to crime, drug abuse and...
Surinamers die de onafhankelijkheid in eigen land vrezen, aangekondigd voor november 1975, blijven naar de Bijlmer komen. Ze vestigen zich vooral in Gliphoeve. De Dienst Volkshuisvesting Amsterdam concludeert in een onderzoek: ‘ De aanwezigheid van veel rijksgenoten in de Bijlmermeer is voor veel blanke respondenten problematisch.