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Encyclopedia > J. J. P. Oud

Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud (February 9, 1890 - April 5, 1963) was a Dutch architect. His fame began as a follower of the De Stijl movement. His brother, Pieter Oud was mayor of Rotterdam. February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect/Building designer is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction, whose role is to guide decisions affecting those building aspects that are of aesthetic, cultural or social concern. ... Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue 1921. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... For other places named Rotterdam, see Rotterdam (disambiguation) Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands (after Amsterdam), located in the province of South Holland. ...


Oud was born in Purmerend, the son of a tobacco and wine merchant. As a young architect, he was influenced by Berlage. He worked together with W.M. Dudok in Leiden, which is where he also met Theo van Doesburg and became involved with the movement De Stijl. Purmerend (population: 75,831 in 2004) is a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. ... Leiden (in English also, but now rarely, Leyden) is a city and municipality in South Holland, The Netherlands. ... Arithmetic Composition (1930) Theo van Doesburg (Utrecht, August 30, 1883 – Davos, March 7, 1931) was a Dutch artist, practicing in painting, writing, poetry and architecture. ...


Between 1918 and 1933, Oud became Municipal Housing Architect for Rotterdam. During this period when many laborers were coming to the city, he mostly worked on social residential projects. This included projects in the areas Spangen, Kiefhoek and het Witte Dorp. 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


From the end of the 1920's, J.J.P. Oud became internationally known as one of "the Four Great" architects, together with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier. Sometimes referred to as the Roaring Twenties. Events and trends Technology John Logie Baird invents the first working television system. ... The reconstructed Barcelona Pavilion Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies) (March 27, 1886 - August 17, 1969) was an architect and designer. ... Walter Adolph Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of Bauhaus. ... Notre Dame du Haut Le Corbusier (October 6, 1887–August 27, 1965) was a Swiss architect famous for what is now called the International Style, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, and Theo van Doesburg. ...


After World War II, Oud designed the Dutch National War Monument in Amsterdam and the monument on de Grebbeberg. By then, he had mostly let go of any Stijl influences, which he was criticized for in the United States. World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb. ... Amsterdam Location Country The Netherlands Province North Holland Population 739,295 (1 January 2005) Coordinates 4°89E - 52°37N Website www. ...


Oud died in 1963 at the age of 73 in Wassenaar. 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Wassenaar (population: 25,506 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ...


 
 

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