Jan Wils

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For the Dutch painter, see Jan Wils (painter).
Olympic medalist
Wils c1928
Medal record
Art competitions
Gold medal – first place 1928 Amsterdam Architectural design

Jan Wils (22 February 1891 – 11 February 1972) was a Dutch architect.

He was born in Alkmaar and died in Voorburg.

Wils was one of the founding members of the De Stijl movement, which also included artists as Piet Mondrian, Theo van Doesburg and Gerrit Rietveld.

The 1928 Olympic Stadium, designed by Wils.

Among other works, Wils designed the Olympic stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. His design was also entered in the Olympic art competition, and won the gold medal. he also designed the Papaverhof housing complez, now a Rijksmonument (Dutch national heritage site).

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