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The Rietveld Schroder House


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Schroder House , built in 1924 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, is the first and perhaps the most famous structure designed by revered de Stijl architect Gerrit Rietveld. A pilgrimage site for architects and historians, this small townhouse is considered the first truly modern residence. Its revolutionary open-plan layout provided an alternative to confining small rooms, its strip windows broke down the barrier between inside and outside, and its primary color scheme and shifting wall planes were symbols of its rupture with ...

The Rietveld Schroder House 2000, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568982120

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