Studio Nathan Coley

The Ballast Project 2011

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17th cent Dutch Bricks
2.5m x 16m


Scheevaartmuseum, Amsterdam


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Permanent Sculpture

Photo Credit

Keith Hunter


Hugh Pearman, RIBA Magazine, Feb 2012

Shrewd Architectonic Imperialism - the history of a brick, the end of an era

Tanja Karreman

The Dutch trading settlements that sprang up on foreign soil at the beginning of the 17th century, will always stick in the mind of any world traveller. When encountered now, they trigger an unexpected jolt of recognition: they are characterised by their use of brick and typical Dutch brickwork,…