Johannes Duiker | the artist




The artist Johannes Duiker
Born March 1 1890, Den Haag, Netherlands.
Died Febr 23 1935 Amsterdam.

Style and technique of the artist: Architecture,

Jan Duiker was een bijzonder produktieve architect, die in een beperkt aantal jaren een relatief groot aantal ontwerpen op zijn naam heeft gebracht.


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The Eerste Openluchtschool (First Open Air School) in Amsterdam is a model example of Modernist architecture, of the Dutch ‘Nieuwe Zakelijkheid’ (New Objectivity) to be exact. Johannes Duiker projected a concrete and glass building that shows proudly its glass-free corners thanks to the white-painted cantilevered structure. The school is a pure cubic volume rotated 45º degrees to the courtyard block where it is located. The only addition to the cube is the gym area in the ground plan…
Biography (Dutch).
Johannes Duiker’s «Handelsblad Cineac» was built in Amsterdam in 1934…


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