The first pile
On 31 October 1919 the first pile of the fourth craft school was hammered into the ground. The school building was created under the direction of A.J. Hulshoff, head of the City Architect Office. The plot on which architect A.J. Westerman built the school is pentagonal in shape and surrounded on two sides by de Kostverlorenvaart. Long drawn horizontal façades with vertical ornaments, large windows with horizontal subdivisions, attention to details such as the flagpole and sculptures of Hildo Krop in the façade.