Hendrik Petrus Berlage

About Hendrik Petrus Berlage

Birth Day: February 21, 1856
Birth Place: Netherlands
Died On: Aug 12, 1934 (age 78)
Birth Sign: Pisces

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Hendrik Petrus Berlage was bornon February 21, 1856 in Netherlands. Known as "The Father of Modern Architecture"; he inspired many Dutch architects of the 1920s, such as The Traditionalists. His projects included the Amsterdam Commodities Exchange and the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
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About

Known as "The Father of Modern Architecture"; he inspired many Dutch Architects of the 1920s, such as The Traditionalists. His projects included the Amsterdam Commodities Exchange and the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Before Fame

He studied architecture at the Zurich Institute of Technology with the famed Gottfried Semper. He and fellow Architect Theodore Sanders opened a firm in the Netherlands during the 1880s that specialized in projects both practical and idealistic.

Trivia

He was inspired by Neo-Romanesque brickwork and liked to incorporate exposed brick walls.

Family Life

He fathered two children. He passed away in 1934 at The Hague, but his contributions would be honored in 1970 when the IAU used his name for the lunar crater, Berlage.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright were contemporaries.