There seems to be a rule that the more “creative” the architect, the more likely the building is to leak. Do they all own stock in caulk companies?
I’m sure it dawned on somebody in the process of approving this “publicly funded” exercise in “experimental housing” that a sphere provides the least interior volume for the volume of the enclosing cube and hence the footprint on the ground. Then there’s the problem of trying to fit furniture, which is stodgily square in outline, into rooms with spherical section walls without large amounts of wasted space. And the caulk….
If I lived in one of these houses, I’d have nightmares about some giant showing up with an enormous cue stick.
Here is more about Bolwoningen from Messy Nessy.
Here is a 21 minute promotional video on Bolwoningen from 1984 in authentic 240p blur-o-vision.