Tag: Architecture

Cornelis van Eesteren in de bibliotheek van Bouwkunde

During the month of April there is a small exhibition in the showcase in the library of Architecture with books of Cornelis van Eesteren (1897-1988). These books once belonged to his own library which has been  acquired now by Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam.  Van Eesteren became professor at the university in Delft in 1948,..

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Op deze stoelen moet Rietveld in zijn jeugd gezeten hebben! Afbeeldingen van interieurs en meubels van vorige eeuwen zijn te zien in de Trésor van de TU Delft Library

His own designs were radically different. Illustrations of interiors and furniture from past centuries can be seen in the Treasury of the TU Delft Library from 10 July to 6 September 2012. Four of the six original Rietveld chairs from the Faculty of
Architecture’s collection of chairs can be seen in the hall of the Library Learning Centre. Rietveld himself donated these chairs to TU Delft in 1964.