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ID: 500007373
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500007373

 
Record Type: Person
Eesteren, Cornelis van (Dutch architect and city planner, 1897-1988)

Note: Cornelis van Eesteren began working as an apprentice in the office of Dutch architect Willem Kromhout in 1915. Two years later, he graduated with honours from the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts and Technical Sciences. In 1918 he worked on town planning in Alblasserdam, Netherlands. Around this time, he also worked briefly for architects in The Hague and Amsterdam. In 1923 van Eesteren worked in Paris, France, with Theo van Doesburg, and both individuals drew up the manifesto 'Vers une construction collective'. The same year van Eesteren participated in the De Stijl exhibition in Léonce Rosenberg's 'Galerie de l'Effort moderne'. Van Eesteren was office manager for Jan Wils from 1924 to 1928. During this period, Wils was working on the design and construction of the Amsterdam Olympic Stadium for the games of 1928. In 1925 van Eesteren received first prize in the international competition for a plan to remodel 'Unter den Linden' in Berlin, Germany. In 1929, he became chief architect of the town planning department of Amsterdam. From 1930 to 1947, he was president of the Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne (CIAM). From 1947 to 1967 he was professor of town planning at Delft's Technical University. Dutch city planner.

Names:
Eesteren, Cornelis van (preferred,V,index)
Cornelis van Eesteren (V,display)
Eesteren, Cor van (V)
van Eesteren, Cor (V)
Van Eesteren, Cornelis (V)
Eesteren, Cor (U)
van Eesteren, Cornelis (U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
urban planner
professor
writer
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Kinderdijk (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Leppla, Heinrich  
................................  (German architect, 1902-1981, active in the Netherlands) [500033604]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Eesteren, Cornelis van (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch architect and city planner, 1897-1988) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Dutch city planner, 1897-1988) ..... [AVERY]
(Dutch architect, city planner, b.1897) ..... [BHA]
(Netherlandish architect, city planner, professor, born Kinderdijk (Netherlands), 1897; died Amsterdam (Netherlands), 1988) ..... [CCA]
(Dutch urban planner, 1897-1988) ..... [AVERY]
(Dutch urban planner) ..... [AVERY]
(Dutch architect, 1897-1988) ..... [Grove Art]
(Dutch artist, 1897-1988) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cornelis van Eesteren ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred]
..........................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Eesteren, Cor ........ [Grove Art]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Eesteren, Cornelis van ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Eesteren, Cor van ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
van Eesteren, Cor ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Van Eesteren, Cornelis ........ [AVERY, CCA]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
van Eesteren, Cornelis ........ [MoMA]
............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Library Catalog (1968)
....................  Baljeu, Theo van Doesburg (1974)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA, Architecture and Its Image (1989) 186, 369
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Friedman, De Stijl: 1917-1931 (1982)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n95032205
....................  Grote Winkler Prins (1966-1975) VI, 790
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n95032205
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Magnago Lampugnani, Architecture of the 20th Century in Drawings (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Stedebouw en volkshuisvesting (1988)
....................  Straaten, Theo van Doesburg 1883-1931 (1983)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
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