LAUWERIKS, Johannes Ludovicus Matheus

   Architect. Lauweriks was associated with Karel de Bazel in the architectural firm of Petrus Cuypers in Amsterdam. In 1894, he joined the Theosophical Society and founded with de Bazel an in dependent firm. He became a teacher at the Academy of Decorative Arts in Dusseldorf, Germany, in 1904. Lauweriks worked as an in terior designer and as an architect. He became a friend of the indus trialist and patron of the arts Karl Ernst Osthaus (1874–1921) and built houses and residential areas in Hagen and Gottingen in Germany. In 1916, during World War I, Lauweriks returned to Amsterdam.

Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands. . 2012.

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