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Schroder House – Gerrit Rietveld

Schroder House – Gerrit Rietveld

Sources on Schroder House

“The History of Interior Design”, by John Pile, ArchitectureWeek No. 65, 2001.0905, pC1.1.

Francis D. K. Ching. Architecture: Form, Space, and Order. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979. ISBN 0-442-21535-5. LC 79-18045. NA2760.C46. exterior perspective drawing, p43.
  A nice graphic introduction to architectural ideas.
Expanded 1996 edition available at

David Dunster. Key Buildings of the Twentieth Century, Volume 1: Houses, 1900-1944. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1985. ISBN 0-8478-0642-1. LC 85-42945. NA680.D86 1985v.1. discussion, p24.

Muriel Emanuel, ed. Contemporary Architects. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1980. ISBN 0-312-16635-4. p669-671.

Edward Ford. The Details of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1990. exterior photos, construction section/anonmetric details, p278-281.
  Highly recommended for serious observers, and
available at

Yetsuh Frank, University of Oregon. Slide from photographer’s collection, January 1994. exterior eye level view photo.

Johnson Architectural Images. Copyrighted slides in the Artifice Collection.

Udo Kultermann. Architecture in the 20th Century. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993. ISBN 0-442-00942-9. LC 92-26734. NA680.K7913 1993. exterior photo, f57, interior photo, f58, p62.

Byron Mikellides, ed. Architecture for People. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980. ISBN 0-03-057489-7. LC 79-48067. exterior photo and comment, f8, p51.

John Julius Norwich, ed. Great Architecture of the World. London: Mitchell Beazley Publishers, 1975. exterior photo showing context, p234.
Reprint edition: Da Capo Press, April 1991. ISBN 0-3068-0436-0.
— An accessible, inspiring and informative overview of world architecture, with lots of full-color cutaway drawings, and clear explanations.
Available at

Paul Overy, Lenneke BŸller, Frank den Oudsten, Bertus Mulder. The Rietveld Schroder House. Houten, The Netherlands: De Haan/Unieboek B.V., 1988. ISBN 90-269-4373-3. NA1153.R5R5413 1988b. discussion, p52.

Dennis Sharp. A Visual History of Twentieth-Century Architecture. Greenwich, Connecticut: William Heinemann Ltd/Secker and Warburg Ltd, 1972. NA680.S52. plan drawing of ground floor, p75.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at
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