publication . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Architectuur als beschavingsideaal: Het bezield modernisme van A.H. Wegerif

Thomas, H.;
  • Published: 18 Dec 2014
  • Publisher: Delft University of Technology
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Architecture as civilizing ideal - The inspired modernism of A.H. Wegerif Ahazuerus Hendrikus (Henk) Wegerif was born in Apeldoorn on 13th of April 1888, the son of Gerrit Wegerif and Elsje Breman. Both his father and grandfather were building contractors, as was his paternal uncle, Chris Wegerif. This versatile man in particular had a great influence on Henk Wegerif’s spiritual development. Around 1900, Chris Wegerif, co-founder of the Hague art shop ‘Arts and Crafts’, and his wife Agathe Gravestein maintained close relations with a variety of artists, both from Holland and abroad. The cabins in Frederik van Eeden’s artists’ colony ‘Walden’ were built by Chris ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Beschavingsideaal, Bezield modernisme
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