Wagner, Martin, 1885-1957

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1885
Death 1957
German
German, English

Biographical notes:

City planner. Martin Wagner was born in Prussia in 1885, and received his education in Berlin and Dresden (doctorate in engineering, 1915). Served on Berlin public works board from 1918; board of directors of Deutschen Bauhütte, soziale Baugesellschaft m.b.H., 1920-1926 and directed the Deutschen Wohnungsfürsorge AG, 1924-1933. Taught at Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1938-1950, and authored Wirtschaftlicher Städtebau (1951). Died in 1957 a U.S. citizen.

From the description of Papers of Martin Wagner, 1924-1965 (inclusive), 1937-1957 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 188581236

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Subjects:

  • New towns--Study and teaching
  • City planning--Study and teaching
  • Housing--Study and teaching
  • Prefabricated houses--Study and teaching

Occupations:

  • Architect
  • City planners

Places:

  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Istanbul (Turkey) (as recorded)
  • Berlin (Germany) (as recorded)