Gerrit Rietveld: Wealth of Sobriety unearths the architect's lesser-known projects - architecture and design

Gerrit Rietveld: Wealth of Sobriety unearths the architect's lesser-known projects



Photographer Arjan Bronkhorst has created a book that aims to expose under-the-radar projects by revered Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld. Dezeen has picked out seven of the most intriguing.
Spanning over 500 pages, Gerrit Rietveld: Wealth of Sobriety gives a close insight into 20 residential projects completed by the Dutch architect.
Rietveld, who was born in Utrecht in 1888, is best known for his UNESCO-listed Schroder House. However, throughout the course of his career, the architect completed close to 100 homes which haven't seen as much media attention.
This encouraged photographer Arjan Bronkhorst and Rietveld historian Ida van Zijl to document the lesser-known properties. Over a period of two years, Bronkhorst and Van Zijl managed to visit 65 homes. The pair then whittled down a selection of 20 to appear in the book, selecting properties which the felt still acutely reflected Rietveld's architectural style.
"Rietveld is known internationally for two things: the Schröder House and the Red Blue chair ? but there's so much more from his hands that's worth seeing," Bronkhorst told Dezeen.
"He [Rietveld] does not have the status of Le Corbusier or Van der Rohe, but when you regard his creative mastermind he's at least their equal," he continued. "Perhaps it's time to revaluate his oeuvre."
Each project has a dedicated chapter, which gives a written overview of Rietveld's design process, standout decor features and significant alterations that...
_MFUENTENOTICIAS dezeen
_MURLDELAFUENTE http://www.dezeen.com/

--------------------------------
 
Design Museum film shows Phonosuper SK5 travelling across London

Casa de la Conserva by Jose Costa

20-02-2020 21:20 - ( Architecture )


Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

This Modern Infill House Sits Among The Original Houses In This Toronto Neighbourhood

Photography by Ben Rahn/A-Frame   Drew Mandel Architects have designed a modern infill house in Toronto, Canada, that sits between 1920s-era single-family homes. The design of the new house embraces the forms of the existing streetscape and...
15-12-2017 21:48 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

The Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel Recently Opened In Indonesia

Designed by Alexis Dornier, the Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel located in Penestanan, Indonesia, started out as a testing ground for ideas on how to lift structures off the ground, to have a less invasive footprint and impact, and be more...
04-02-2020 21:56 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

Marubi National Museum Of Photography / Casanova+Hernandez Architecten

 The selected design for the Marubi Museum developed by Casanova+Hernandez architects aims to promote a rich dialogue between tradition and modernity, between the past and the present. The legacy of the tradition is underlined by restoring the...
29-07-2016 21:37 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

Fosbury & Sons sets up Amsterdam co-working space inside 19th-century hospital

A Dutch hospital that dates back to 1845 is the unconventional setting for co-working company Fosbury & Sons\' first international branch, which features interiors by Going East. Spanning 6,000 square-metres, Fosbury & Sons\' Amsterdam space...
29-01-2020 22:01 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

LEED Silver house in Atlanta nestles into its wooded environment

This modern residence with a LEED Silver rating is home to the principal architects at TaC Studios Architecture, located in Atlanta, Georgia. After years of developing ‘Green’ strategies for their clients, they wished to apply several of these...
29-06-2016 21:38 - ( Interior Design )


Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

Zaha Hadid's One Thousand Museum in Miami features rooftop helipad and aquatic center

Zaha Hadid\'s recently completed Miami skyscraper One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid ? one of the late architect\'s last buildings ? is revealed in this movie and photography. Completed late last year, One Thousand Museum is a 62-storey...
22-01-2020 21:55 - ( architecture TV )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

zoer paints over 144 wrecked cars to create a large-scale color chart

the artist hopes to save the automobile wreckages from destruction, and instead provide them with a new identity. The post zoer paints over 144 wrecked cars to create a large-scale color chart appeared first on designboom | architecture &...
31-12-2019 21:54 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

?boda boda madness? by jan hoek + bobbin case captures nairobi?s eccentric motortaxi drivers

the bikers are known for adding striking features to their vehicles to attract more customers. The post ‘boda boda madness’ by jan hoek + bobbin case captures nairobi’s eccentric motortaxi drivers appeared first on designboom |...
15-01-2020 21:55 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

studio SKLIM?s ?voids cafe? in singapore is carved out of a monolithic concrete block

negative spaces and circular geometries form the 28 sqm interior. The post studio SKLIM’s ‘voids cafe’ in singapore is carved out of a monolithic concrete block appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
08-01-2020 21:56 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

A Wrap-Around Wood Accent With Hidden Lighting Is An Idea For Adding A Warm Glow To Any Bedroom

When architecture firm REM?A and collaborator André Novais were designing a new house in Portugal, they included a bedroom with a wrap-around wood accent. The wood accent adds a natural element to the bedroom and creates a headboard for the bed....
11-12-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )


Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

Norman Foster's Renault Distribution Centre is high-tech architecture's most flamboyant structure

Next in our high-tech architecture series is Norman Foster\'s Renault Distribution Centre in Swindon, one of the most expressive and distinctive examples of the style. Completed in 1982 by Foster Associates, which became Foster + Partners, the...
18-11-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Erika Emeren uses spit-cake technique to create decorative vases

432 Park Ave by Interior Marketing Group

Designed in 2018 by Interior Marketing Group, this luxurious mid-century apartment is situated in New York City. Photography courtesy of Interior Marketing Group Visit Interior Marketing Group
29-07-2019 21:23 - ( Architecture )
-------------------------------------