Marinus Jan Granpré Molière

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Marinus Jan Granpré Molière

Marinus Jan Granpré Molière (Oudenbosch, 13 October 1883 — Wassenaar, 13 February 1972) was a Dutch architect.

Granpré Molière was a professor at the Delft University of Technology and was seen as founder of the Traditionalist School. Molière initiated numerous urban projects, such as the Wieringermeer (from 1927) and the North East Polder (from 1937).[1]


  • J.A. Kuiper: Visueel & dynamisch. De stedebouw van Granpré Molière en Verhagen 1915-1950. Delft, 1991
  • Woorden en werken van Prof. Ir. Granpré Molière. Heemstede, 1949

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  1. ^ Urban construction according to artistic principles by Camillo Sitte, 1889