Tom van der Zanden
The head office and subsidiary companies of the department store concern De Bijenkorf are accommodated in different parts of this complex. A neutral basic structure enabled programmes to be supplemented and alterations made during the phased building process. Prefabricated columns placed outside the envelope express the internal zoning of office and circulation spaces. Jeroen Henneman received the Staalprijs, an award for work in steel, for his sculpture of two kissing cash-register tapes.