Access, beautifully blocked

Several houses on the quieter streets of central Amsterdam have used perfectly-sized and meticulously kept planters to help guide guests and postal workers towards the “proper” entrance to their homes.

From the myriad forms of its door buzzer boxes, to the clever ways inhabitants and city administrators offer and deny access to two- and four-wheeled vehicles, Amsterdam does a brilliant job controlling access to spaces in inventive ways. 

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