röder House (1924), Utrecht, Netherlands, designed by Gerrit Rietveld
Photograph: Wojtek Gurak' photostream on flickr, used under the Creative Commons license.
Schröder House at a Glance
Year built: 1924
Architect: Gerrit Rietveld
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Size: 1,200 square feet
Rietveld Schroder house Utrecht, Netherlands. 1924
Schröder House's exterior. Here we see the "front" of the house, which would have faced the open meadows in the 1920s. Instead of the traditional brick walls with windows like its neighbors, the house is a layering of painted planes with large openings, both windows and doors. Columns, railings, nonstructural
of the house's three-dimensional composition of planes.