“What normal family can live in such a house?” shrugs tour guide Titus Akkermans. No doubt about it, Wall House 2, located in the residential neighbourhood of Hoornse Meer in the Dutch city of Groningen, is an unusual structure.
Inntel Hotel in Zaandam, Holland features the facades of houses in the region. It's part of a downtown development that includes several other new buildings constructed in the traditional styles and colours.
If you want proof that the past does not predict the future, meet Louise Martinheira. Raised by a single mother and single grandmother in low-income housing, Martinheira entered adulthood “determined not to be poor.”
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