Full name: Hans Pieter Verhagen
Born: August 26, 1882 in Beverwijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: April 4, 1950 in Rockanje, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions
Pieter Verhagen was a planning engineer, who designed more than a 100 towns and villages parks, landscapes and village expansions. He was named Doyen of the Dutch Towns during in lifetime. Between 1913-16 he worked at Rotterdam where he opened an architectural office together with Marinus Granpré Molière. This office quickly grew to become the leading urban planning office.
He also played a key role in the post-war reconstruction and expansion of the city of Rotterdam and countless other towns and cities. His focus was on urban planning but he never lost sight of nature and landscape. Verhagen was a nature lover from his early youth. He came from a family with no religious beliefs, and they went out for gardening on Sundays and his father took his family walking in the dunes to teach them botany.
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