Wagner, Martin, 1885-1957

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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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creatorOf Wagner, Martin, 1885-1957. Papers of Martin Wagner, 1924-1965 (inclusive), 1937-1957 (bulk). Harvard University, Frances Loeb Library
creatorOf Poelzig, Hans, 1869-1936. Hans Poelzig papers, ca. 1907-1936. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Wagner, Martin, 1885-1957. Letters, 1940-1956, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hassenpflug, Gustav, 1907-1977. Papers, ca. 1928-1963. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Berlin (Germany)
Subject
New towns--Study and teaching
City planning--Study and teaching
Housing--Study and teaching
Prefabricated houses--Study and teaching
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Architect
City planners
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Birth 1885

Death 1957

Germans

German,

English

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