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Holland House in October 2016

Holland House in October 2016

21.10.2016
Black Granite ship sculpture by Joseph Mendes da Costa on Holland House façade

Black Granite ship sculpture by Joseph Mendes da Costa on Holland House façade

21.10.2016
Holland House in the City of London.

Holland House in the City of London.

16. December 2012
Holland House entrance

Holland House entrance

16. December 2012
Holland House facade detail

Holland House facade detail

16. December 2012
Holland House facade with 30 St Mary Axe reflection

Holland House facade with 30 St Mary Axe reflection

16. December 2012
Holland House on Bury Street.

Holland House on Bury Street.

16. December 2012
Holland House facade

Holland House facade

16. December 2012
Holland House in the City of London

Holland House in the City of London

March 2011
Holland House in March 2011.

Holland House in March 2011.

March 2011

Holland House

Address:
1-4 Bury Street, London EC3A 5AT
Type:
Commercial
Completion:
1916
Viewed:
90159

Description of Holland House

Holland House is the only building in London designed by Hendrik Petrus Berlage, the foremost Dutch architect of the 20th Century.

It was commissioned and built for Wm. H.Müller & Co - a Dutch company involved, inter alia, in shipping and ore mining in Spain and North Africa.

The building was erected during the First World War in 1916. An image of a ship, as shipping was the company's primary enterprise, is evident in the prow like granite sculpture by the Dutch artist J. Mendes da Costa in the Southeast corner of the building as well as in the vertical “sails” of the facade. Each floor has a cross-shaped lobby completely clad with mosaics and tiles of remarkably geometric design leading to the office areas.

The lobbies and the public areas are the result of the collaboration between the architect Berlage and the artist Bart Van Der Leck where the clearly expressed steel structure of the building combines with the beautiful stained glass windows and the wonderful glass lanterns.

Berlage terminated his working relationship with Wm. H. Müller & Co in 1919. The fit out works had not been completed and the Belgian Art Deco master Henri van de Velde took over the design of doors frames, the mahogany cladding and furniture. The beautiful panelled suites and meeting rooms on the first floor have been made from the mahogany stripped from one of Wm. H. Muller's ships from the early part of the century.

Landmark Plc occupies 4 floors of the building since 2007 following a comprehensive restoration of the listed common areas and refurbishment of the office areas.

Source: landmarkplc.com/holland.htm

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News: (3)

Dear lady or sir,
please can you tell me who was the contractor of the origenal building in 1914?

r.siegers
eefde in Holland

26/04/2016 18:29 by

Stena Realty has bought the freehold of the 50,000 sq ft Holland House at 1-4 Bury Street opposite the Gherkin in the City of London, and the 5,300 sq.ft Renown House at 33-34 Bury Street from a local authority pension fund managed by Aberdeen Asset Management.

The sale draws a neat parallel, as the art deco properties were originally built in 1916 for Dutch shipping and mining company Wm H Müller & Co.

Ronald Visscher, managing director of Stena Realty, said:

"The central areas contain well preserved mosaics and attractive steel and copper details, adding to the building's attractiveness to tenants and visitors alike."

Stena is advised by Trinova Real Estate, the London based investment and asset manager, which bought the properties off market. Knight Frank advised Aberdeen.

Source: Trinova Real Estate www.trinovarealestate.com

14/02/2012 15:23 by Buildington

4th floor offices 6,910sq ft (642m2) available for rent through Knight Frank.

More information: http://commercialsearch.knightfrank.co.uk/property/display/114413

27/10/2011 13:49 by Buildington

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