Gallery: Supermodern 1920’s Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht is a Sim...

 
Wouldn't it be great if we could easily transform our homes to suit the weather, our mood or simply our changing practical needs? Perhaps one of the first—and still quite extraordinary—examples of transformable architecture is the Rietveld Schröderhuis, built in Utrecht in 1924. Custom-designed by Gerrit Rietveld for Mrs. Truus Schröder-Schräder and her three children after the death of her husband, this beautifully functional home follows De Stijl's principles of harmonious order and incorporates bold primary colors and geometric shapes while adapting to its inhabitants' needs and lifestyle.

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