14 November 2023
Revolt chair on loan
30 September 2022
The sorting act: Endless ways of organizing the Architecture Collections
Next October 13th, the exhibition ‘The sorting Act: Endless ways of organizing the Architecture Collections’ will open its doors in the Oostserre. Organised by BK-Expo, the show will display a variety of models from the Architecture Collections.
25 March 2022
New addition: Chubby Chair
A bright new chair joined the Chair Collection on March 22nd: Chubby Chair by Dirk van der Kooij. It was donated by chair enthousiast Henri de Jong, because it shows such an interesting example of recycling material.
11 February 2022
Chairs on the move
The chair collection displays a number of chairs by well-known Dutch architects, that are on loan from the New Institute in Rotterdam to be part of our teaching collection.
11 February 2022
Chair collection in education
In the course ‘Imaging and Communcation (Form Study)’, part of the minor ‘House of the Future’, students designed a chair or table. First step in this process was analysing some existing design classics. These design classics are part of the chair collection of the faculty of Architecture.
10 February 2022
New addition: Rietveld replicas
The replicas of three Rietveld Chairs were donated by their builder, Mr. Van Fraeijenhove. The Chair Collection already had a series of original Rietveld chairs, and a series of miniatures scale 1/3. We have now added three full size replicas and four miniatures of Rietveld designs.
20 April 2021
Model Bruno Taut on Loan
Architecture Collections has a series of models of houses designed for the Weissenhofseidlung in Stuttgart. These models are made by studentsstudents during the exercise 'The Presentation Model' and contain designs of Oud, Stam, Gropius and Taut.
16 April 2021
Crate Chair on Loan
The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment holds a number of original Rietveld chairs in the Chair Collection. One of these these, a Rietveld Crate Chair has been on loanloan to the Design Museum Gent since the opening of the exhibition ‘Maarten van Severen & Co. A Wild Thing’ in 2015.