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ID: 500033597
 
Record Type: Person
Markelius, Sven (Swedish architect and urban planner, 1889-1972)

Note: Markelius attended the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm from 1909 to 1913. From 1913-1915, he continued his studies in Stockholm at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, then began working in the practice of Erik Lallerstedt. He developed an interest in urban planning and was one of the founding members of CIAM (Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne) in 1928. The works he designed, such as the Helsingborg Concert Hall, are prime examples of Swedish Functionalism. He later designed the Social and Economic Council meeting room at the United Nations in New York City, and was Director of City Planning in Stockholm from 1944-1954. Swedish architect. In private practice, Stockholm from 1915.

Names:
Markelius, Sven (preferred,V,index)
Sven Markelius (V,display)
Jonsson, Sven (V)
Markelius, Sven Gottfrid (V)
Markelius, Sven Gottfried (V)

Nationalities:
Swedish (preferred)
Scandinavian
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
urban planner
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Stockholm (Stockholm, Sweden) (inhabited place)
Died:  Stockholm (Stockholm, Sweden) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Lallerstedt, Erik  
....................  (Swedish architect, 1864-1955) [500077971]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Markelius, Sven (I)

Biographies:
(Swedish architect and urban planner, 1889-1972) ..... [VP Preferred]
(architect, 1889-1972) ..... [Grove Art]
(Swedish architect, 1889-1972) ..... [AVERY]
(Swedish architect, city planner and teacher; 1889-1972) ..... [CCA]
(Swedish architect. In private practice, Stockholm from 1915, 1889-1972) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Jonsson, Sven ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Markelius, Sven ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 28 February 2005
Markelius, Sven Gottfrid ........ [Grove Art, VP]
.................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.................................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 28 February 2005
Markelius, Sven Gottfried ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Sven Markelius ........ [CCA, Grove Art, VP]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 28 February 2005
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 18 April 2013
....................  Hervé and Evans, Unesco headquarters in Paris (1958)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Rudberg, Sven Markelius (1989) 10, 184-187
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 28 February 2005
.......... Hervé and Evans, Unesco headquarters in Paris (1958)
.......... Rudberg, Sven Markelius (1989)
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