Windows (2018) Leontien Wiehink
The association of owners of the Regina residential building at the intersection of Spoorsingel and Stationssingel have been working for years to specialize the façade of their building. The result is the art application Windows from Leontien Wiehink. Windows connects the facade of the residential building with the north facade of Central Station and the redevelopment plan of Proveniersplein. All three refer to the origins of the neighborhood at the end of the 19 century. Stainless steel strips are attached to both sides of the building, which together represent two large vertical windows. The Windows are shown in perspective; when you walk from the station, you see the windows in the right perspective. CBK Rotterdam supervised the sketching phase of Wiehink and acted as co-financier. The work was made possible with contributions from the Noord and Havensteder Regional Commission. Windows was unveiled on Saturday 13 October 2018.
Leontien Wiehink (1978) studied architectural design at the Academy of Art and Industry (AKI) in Enschede. After graduating from 2004, she started working as a public space designer at various architectural firms. She also followed a goldsmith course. In 2015 she founded her own studio in which she deals with art in public spaces, products for the outdoor space and jewelry.