born in 1888, Utrecht, the Netherlands
died in 1964, Utrecht, the Netherlands
. learned the furniture business in his father's carpentry shop between 1899-1906,
. studied architectural drawing between 1906-1911,
. launched his own furniture company while taking architecture course in the evenings till 1915,
. joined the 'De Stijl' movement in 1919,
. founded CIAM in 1928,
. left the 'De Stijl' movement in 1928 and ...