Docomomo International would like to share the 6th International Iconic Houses Conference: Pioneers of the Dutch Modern House organized by the ICONIC HOUSES NETWORK.
The event will be held online and consists of five modules to go live on the Thursday’s 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September. It will be explored 20th-century Dutch architecture from the Amsterdam School to Post-Modernism, visiting twenty wonderful homes by Gerrit Rietveld, J.J.P. Oud, Brinkman & Van der Vlugt, and many others, not only in Utrecht, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, but spread all over the Netherlands, including Drachten, Groningen, Delft and Schaijk. Several of these are examples of social housing – an area in which the Netherlands is particularly rich. Themes addressed in the live streamed lectures and video series, which feautures the twenty modern house museums in The Netherlands, will include:
- Hygiene and Health in the Modern Home
- Palaces for the People
- A Woman’s Place: Clients, Architects, Promoters
- Experiments with Space
- Home as Self-Portrait: Architect’s Houses