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ID: 500023270
 
Record Type: Person
Schmidt, Hans (Swiss architect, urban planner, and theorist, 1893-1972)

Note: Schmidt attended the University of Geneva during the summer of 1912 and studied architecture at the Königlich Bayerischen Technischen Hochschule in Munich from 1913-1917. He continued his studies at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zurich where he received his diploma in architecture in 1918. In 1924, Schmidt established his own architectural firm in Basel, and in either 1925 or 1926 he formed the partnership Artaria & Schmidt Architekten (Basel, Switzerland) which remained active until either 1930 or 1934. According to Suter, Artaria & Schmidt Architekten assisted the Zurich workers collective on the Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl (Zurich, Switzerland) from 1928 to 1932. According to Marbach and Rüegg, Schmidt worked on the site plan for Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl with Paul Artaria, Rudolf Steiger and Werner Max Moser. From 1928 to 1929 he designed the Typ D Reihenhauswohnung (Type D row house); worked with Artaria on the designs for Typ B Reihenhauswohnung (Type B row house) and Typ C Reihenhauswohnung (Type C row houses); and assisted Max Ernst Haefeli and Moser with the window and door designs for unspecified buildings of the Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl. Swiss architect.

Names:
Schmidt, Hans (preferred,V,index)
Hans Schmidt (V,display)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)
German

Roles:
architect (preferred)
urban planner
theorist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Basel (Basel-Stadt, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1924-1934  Basel-Stadt (Switzerland) (canton)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Haefeli, Max Ernst  1928-1929
................................  (Swiss architect, furniture designer, and writer, 1901-1976) [500013584]
collaborated with ....  Moser, Werner Max  1928-1932
................................  (Swiss architect, interior designer, furniture designer, and city planner, 1896-1970) [500033652]
collaborated with ....  Steiger, Rudolf  1928-1932
................................  (Swiss architect, city planner, and furniture designer, 1900-1982) [500033626]
partner in ....  Artaria & Schmidt Architekten  ca. 1925 - ca. 1934
..................  (Swiss architectural firm, established 1925 or 1926, dissolved 1930 or 1934) [500033290]
partner of ....  Artaria, Paul  1925-1934
..................  (Swiss architect and urban planner, 1892-1959) [500033306]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Schmidt, Hans (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss architect, urban planner, and theorist, 1893-1972) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss architect, 1893-1972) ..... [AVERY]
(Swiss architect and city planner, born Basel (Switzerland), 1893; died Spital von Soglio (Graubünden, Switzerland), 1972) ..... [CCA]
(German architect, 1893-1972) ..... [BHA]
(Swiss architect, 1893-1972) ..... [AVERY]
(Swiss architect, 1893-1972) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Hans Schmidt ........ [CCA, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Schmidt, Hans ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Archithese 15/5 (1985)
....................  Archithese, 1985 Sept.-Oct., v.15, no.5; Avery index 47
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-) 10th suppl.
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 11 November 2005
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Marbach and Rüegg, Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zürich-Wollishofen (1990) 21-40, 257
....................  Plüss and Tavel, Künstler-Lexikon der Schweiz (1958-1967)
....................  Rentsch, Hans Schmidt (1993) 376-380
....................  Suter, Kritischer Werkkatalog, Hans Schmidt 1893-1972 (1993) 189-190
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Archithese, 1985 Sept.-Oct., v.15, no.5; Avery index 47
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Marbach and Rüegg, Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zürich-Wollishofen (1990) 257
.......... Rentsch, Hans Schmidt (1993) 376-389
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