Warm welcome in Sneek
Town hall Sudwest Fryslan opens doors
Largest municipality in the Netherlands opens doors to public; 89 place names in copper shutters adorn entrance of local government offices in Sneek.
The contemporary glass façade alludes to the old buildings across the street in a modern way. The ground floor was given copper shutters in which the names of all 89 villages and cities were written as cutaways. After opening hours of the building, when the shutters are closed, the names are illuminated from behind. It is the display window of the largest municipality in the Netherlands. When the shutters are invitingly opened, the meeting centre is a shop one can enter. Read more >>