steel beams and columns , wood , concrete
Exterior view: street facade. Small section of the adjacent terraced house is visible left. A small De Stijl-inspired house built at the end of a row of ordinary terraced houses in the suburbs of Utrecht with a motorway, built in the 1960's, beyond it. Commissioned by Truus Schröder-Schräder for herself and her three children. She lived in the house until her death in 1985. Designed by her and Rietveld the upper, living level comprises of a bathroom, toilet and a large open area with sliding partitions that allow it to be temporarily subdivided. Kitchen and three bed/sit rooms downstairs. Since her death the house is now a museum. (The house was still occupied at the time of this photograph)
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Architect and designer.
De Stijl (Art movement)
Architecture -- 1900-2000
Architecture, Domestic -- Netherlands
Architecture -- Netherlands -- Utrecht