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,..
We regularly receive donations. This enriches the collection but sometimes it can even bring inspiration to our information specialists. Learn how Ad Bercht was inspired by a book on Islamic architecture.
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.