Iconic Houses | Palaces for the people

This September, the 6th edition of Iconic Houses Congress will be held online. In "Module 2 - Palaces for the People" on September 9, 2021 at 6 p.m. CEST, there will be a lecture by Valentijn Carbo, architectural historian Association Hendrick de Keyser, who will also present the video. In his lecture he examines social housing in the Netherlands and the impact of the 1901 Housing Act.

The museum homes in this episode are:

- Model house in Het Schip, Michel de Klerk (including replica slum house), Amsterdam, 1921
- Museum De Dageraad, Michel de Klerk, 1923
- The Papaverhof, Jan Wils, The Hague, 1921
- Van Eesteren Museum house, Nielsen, Spruit & Van de Kuile, Amsterdam, 1952
- Polman museum house, Lotte Stam-Beese and Ernest Groosman, Nagele, 1956
- Robijnhof Model house Gerrit Rietveld, Utrecht, 1958

The modules can be joined live via Zoom by both house museum professionals and architecture lovers on the five Thursdays in September: 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September. From mid October 2021 onwards, the package of recorded lectures together with the video series can be purchased as modules through the ICONIC houses webshop to watch on demand. 

You can register for the online congres HERE (all 5 modules)

Module 2 - Palaces for the People 

Lecture and video together will approximately take 1,5 hours.

September 9, 2021

09:00 – 10:30 a.m. PDT/LA 
12:00 – 01:30 p.m. EDT/NY
06:00 – 07:30 p.m. CEST/ UTC +2

The modules can be followed live online on Thursdays in September: Should you miss one, it will be online on demand in October.

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International network connecting architecturally significant houses and artist residences from the 20th century. In cooperation with Iconic Houses, Museum Het Schip organizes lectures and symposia on a regular basis.