Lauweriks, Johannes Ludovicus Mathieu

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Lauweriks, Johannes Ludovicus Mathieu (1864–1932). Dutch theorist, he evolved a proportional system that he connected with his occult beliefs, and produced intricate designs of cubes, squares, and rectangles that influenced Behrens, notably in his design for the crematorium at Hagen (1906–7), and later Le Corbusier in his Modulor system. The journal Der Ring (1909) published his designs.

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Placzek (ed.) (1982);
Tummers (1968);
Jane Turner (1996)