Gerrit Rietveld, Casa a torsolo di mela, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1929-35
Gerrit Rietveld, Casa a torsolo di mela, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from the year of 1929-35. (view in a google map)
About Gerrit Thomas Rietveld
Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (24 June 1888 – 25 June 1964) was a Dutch furniture designer and architect. He is one of the principal members of the Dutch artistic movement called De Stijl, Rietveld is famous for his Red and Blue Chair and for the Rietveld Schröder House, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About the house :
Project home “in apple core.” House economic group of five staggered levels, with core prefabricated surrounds scale hexagonal blocks and services. Terraced houses economic, characterized by a central core consisting of a twisted ladder shape esagonalle and two side wings containing the services around which develops housing developments avvie for vertical split level that appear to be five.
Bibliographical References and Images :
- T.Brown, The world of Rietveld architect, MIT, 1958