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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlandsen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1924 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorRietveld, Gerrit Thomasen_US
dc.date1924en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-17T19:47:19Z
dc.date.available2014-12-17T19:47:19Z
dc.date.issued1924en_US
dc.identifier251558en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3093en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/167145
dc.descriptionView looking from east (left) to south facade (right); In 1924, having reconstructed four buildings, Rietveld obtained his first comprehensive architectural commission. He designed a house for Mrs Truus (G. A.) Schröder-Schräder (1889-1985) in collaboration with her. Built on the outskirts of Utrecht, the Schröder House realized the architectural ideas of De Stijl for the first time. The exterior is built up of gray and white planar surfaces of varying sizes, which are combined with horizontal and vertical accents in primary colors and black, a technique known as Elementarism, which blurred the divide between external and internal space. In the interior the second floor can be divided from one area into six by the use of concertina (sliding) walls. The foundations, support pillars and the balconies were the only parts of the building that were made out of concrete; the rest is plaster over brick, with steel beams supporting roof and balcony. The window frames are actually wood, although painted black. The house was restored by Bertus Mulder and now is a museum. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 8/1/2014)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; steel; wood; brick; plasteren_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectdecorative artsen_US
dc.subjectHousingen_US
dc.subjectfurniture designen_US
dc.subjectbuilt-in furnitureen_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.subjectDe Stijlen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.titleSchröder Houseen_US
dc.title.alternativeRietveld Schröderhuisen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-GRIE-RSH-D01en_US
vra.culturalContextDutchen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling), painting and painting techniquesen_US
vra.worktypehouseen_US
dc.contributor.displayGerrit Thomas Rietveld (Dutch architect, 1888-1964)en_US


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