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A New Life for the White House of Weltevreden

Heritage Webinar Series #6  Voices of Indonesia A New Life for the White House of Weltevreden Wednesday, March 23, 2022 13.00-15.00 CET or 19.00-21.00 WIB Discussion is in English   Speakers: Nadia Purwestri & Arya Abieta IAI Pusat Dokumentasi Arsitektur-PDA (Center for Architecture Documentation) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 921 6195 7630 Passcode: 265446 Organized by: Heritage hands-on, Indonesian Diaspora Network the Netherlands (IDN-NL), and IDN Liveable Cities (IDN-LC).  Contact: Hasti Tarekat ( ) The headquarters of the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, A.A. Maramis Building in Jakarta used to be called the White House of Weltevreden. Weltevreden was a southern suburb of old Batavia. The construction was started in 1809 with the intention to build a private residence of Herman Willem Daendels (1808-1811). The construction stopped for a while in 1811 and continued in 1826 b