The role played by Aldo van Eyck in the development of architectural Strauven, Aldo van Eyck, the Shape of Relativity, Architectura & Natura, Amsterdam. Aldo van Eyck: the shape of relativity. Front Cover. Francis Strauven. Architectura & Natura, Bibliographic information. QR code for Aldo van Eyck. Check copyright status; Cite this. Title. Aldo van Eyck: the shape of relativity /‚Äč Francis Strauven. Uniform Title. Aldo van Eyck. English. Author. Strauven, Francis .

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It is the story of an eventful career and an intensive study of an oeuvre. Far from limiting itself to architecture, this book deals primarily with the relativiy ideas. It traces the roots of his thinking to early childhood, throwing light on his early passion for poetry, in turn related to the classical thinking of his father the poet P.

It recounts his discovery of the twentieth-century avant-garde and of relaticity cultures while in Zurich and Paris.

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It develops his role in Cobra movement and in ‘de 8 en Opbouw’, in international CIAM, and the dissident Team 10, and further in architectural education in Amsterdam and Delft.


The book pays considerable attention to the concept of relativity, which Van Eyck regards as the foundation of the culture of the twentieth century. And, of course, the book includes a detailed examination of his projects and buildings, ranging from the children’s playgrounds of Amsterdam and the Municipal Orphanage, from the introverted Sonsbeek Pavilion to the exuberant Auditor’s Office in The Hague.

The English edition of this indispensable study of the most eminent postwar architect of the Netherlands will be published on the 80th birthday of Aldo van Eyck. The book contains more than illustrations, of which are in colour, a bibliography of writings by Aldo van Eyck, a selected bibliography of literature about Aldo van Eyck and a list of designs and completed works. Read more Read less. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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