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photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950
Roof terrace, which affords a view of the sunset over the North Sea.

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands.
Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950.
Roof terrace.

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950.
An elevated steel walkway encloses the inner garden. The floor of the walkway is inlaid with glass tiles.

 

photo Spies
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg,
Aerdenhout, Netherlands.
Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950. Interior: hall (dining room).

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands.
Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950.

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950.
The forest garden surrounding the house was designed by the eminent Dutch garden architect
Mien Ruys (1904-1999). Mevrouw Naessens-Looyen died in 1991.

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950. The front drive.
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