Aldo van Eyck Architect, Dutch Humanist Building, Holland, Practice, Studio
Aldo van Eyck : Architecture Information
20th Century Architect, Netherlands – Dutch Humanist Architecture
page updated 19 Aug 2016
Aldo van Eyck Architect – Major Building
Featured building in The Netherlands
Nieuwmarkt – redevelopment: housing, Amsterdam
Date built: 1970-75
Design: Van Eyck & Bosch
photo © Adrian Welch
Dutch building by Aldo van Eyck, located just south of the city centre
Aldo van Eyck – Key Projects
Key Aldo van Eyck Buildings Designs, alphabetical:
Amsterdam Orphanage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date built: 1955-60/61
This is an innovative brick and concrete free plan using repeated modules to form local courts.
The Amsterdam Orphanage was located on the outskirts of the city at the time of its completion. It was commissioned as an orphanage for children of all ages. The programme includes sleeping quarters, a kitchen, laundry room, gymnasium, library, and administrative spaces.
Auditor’s Office, The Hague, The Netherlands
Date built: 1992-97
Catholic Church for Pastor van Ars, The Hague
Date built: 1963-69
ESTEC Centre, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Date built: 1984-89
Housing for the Elderly, Slotermeer, Amsterdam
Date built: 1951-52
Hubertus House, Amsterdam
Date built: 1973-78
Moluccan Church, Deventer, The Netherlands
Date built: 1983-92
Nagele Primary Schools, Noordoostpolder, The Netherlands
Nagele Village Design, Noordoostpolder
Padua House, Boekel, The Netherlands
Temporary Sculpture Pavilion, Sonsbeek, The Netherlands
Tripolis Office Complex, Amsterdam
More buildings / projects by this 20th Century Dutch architect online soon
RIBA Gold Medal winner in 1990
Wheels of Heaven Church
Building outside Holland
PREVI Housing, Lima, Peru
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Aldo van Eyck – Practice Information
Aldo van Eyck, Dutch architect
CIAM member + Co-founder of Team 10 in 1954
Amsterdam Academy of Architecture
Delft University of Technology – Professor
As a member of CIAM (Congrès internationaux d’architecture moderne) and then one of the founding members of Team 10, the architect held strong opinions on post-war architecture. Team 10 was formed as a reaction within CIAM around 1953.
He was born in Driebergen, Utrecht, The Netherlands. He was a son of poet, critic, essayist and philosopher Pieter Nicolaas van Eyck and wife Nelly Estelle Benjamins, a woman of Jewish and Latin origin, born and raised in Suriname.
He was married to Hannie van Rooijen, also an architect. She assisted him in several architectural projects.
photo © AW
Hilversum Town Hall
photo © AW
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