Wind makes Hague tower sing

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The highest flat tower in The Hague, South Holland, at 130 metres in height called “The Iron” (“Het Strijkijzer”) on the Rijswijkseplein is currently giving off a constant, high-pitched whistle that can be heard from far away, all day long. The ‘annoying’ whistling started when the building was fitted with a metal construction on the roof a few weeks ago. Apparently, this “crown” is not yet finished, and construction is delayed. The poor, soon to be tone-deaf people living in and around the building are supposed to keep their windows shut until this is solved. And the website says end of September…

Check out the video and sympathise.

(Link: Trouw, via zoom.in)

2 Comments »

  1. […] reporting about it back in July, Het Strijkijzer tower in The Hague is still whistling loudly and irritating the neighbourhood. The […]

    Pingback by 24 oranges » Hague tower still singing — November 29, 2007 @ 10:38 am

  2. very nice, indeed a price winner.

    cheerz!

    Comment by designated4 — March 1, 2008 @ 6:09 am

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