Piet Kramer

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Birthday
1, 1881
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 4, 1961 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1881
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 4, 1961 (79)

About

Leading architect of the Amsterdam School and the Expressionist movement.

Before Fame

He worked in Eduard Cuypers' architecture firm from 1903 until 1911; he met famed architects Johan van der Mey and Michel de Klerk during his time with Cuypers.

Trivia

He designed houses, municipal buildings, bridges, and canals; his masterpiece was the De Bijenkorf Store in The Hague.

Family Life

He was born in Amsterdam and died in Santpoort; appreciation for his work faded after his death thanks to the Rationalist movement supplanting the Expressionists.

Associated With

He was born in the same town as fashion designer Ronaldus Shamask.