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Johannes Brinkman

Johannes Brinkman

Dutch architect
Johannes Brinkman
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Intro Dutch architect
A.K.A. Johannes Andreas Brinkman, J. R. Brinkman, J. A. Brinkman, Johannes A....
Was Architect
From Netherlands
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 22 March 1902, Rotterdam
Death 6 May 1949, Rotterdam (aged 47 years)
Johannes Brinkman
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Biography

Johannes Andreas Brinkman (22 March 1902 – 6 May 1949), also known as Jan Brinkman, was a Dutch architect and exponent of Nieuwe Bouwen, modern architecture in the Netherlands.

Biography

Brinkman was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in 1902. He was the son of architect Michiel Brinkman (1873–1925), who established a firm in Rotterdam in 1910 and was known for designing the Spangen neighborhood of Rotterdam in 1922. Johannes studied civil engineering at the Delft University of Technology (Dutch: Technische Universiteit Delft). After Michiel's death in 1925, Johannes took charge of the father's architectural firm and entered into a partnership with architect Leendert van der Vlugt. The results of that collaboration include the Van Nelle Factory and the Feijenoord Stadion.

After the death of Van der Vlugt in 1936, Brinkman teamed up with architect Johannes Hendrik van den Broek. The firm's work during this time including a new Rotterdam Cruise Terminal for the Holland-America Line.

Brinkman died in 1949 and the architect Jaap Bakema joined the firm, which in 1951 was renamed Architectenbureau Van den Broek en Bakema and today is known an Broekbakema.

Works

  • Van der Leeuw House, Rotterdam (1930)
  • Van Nelle Factory, Rotterdam (1931)
  • Sonneveld House, Rotterdam (1932)
  • Stadion Feyenoord, Rotterdam (1937)
  • Cruise Terminal, Rotterdam (1946)

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