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ID: 500086520
 
Record Type: Person
Koenig, Pierre (American architect, 1925-2004)

Note: American architect achieved the majority of his works in Los Angeles. He studied architecture at the University of Southern California 1948-1952. He worked in the offices of Raphael Soriano and of Quincy Jones before gaining his own architecture license in 1957. He is known primarily for his residential structures created in the modernist idiom; using post and beam construction and extensive use of steel and glass. He designed two Case Study Houses in 1958 and 1959. The later house, (Case Study House number 22) was cantilevered out from a hillside overlooking the city of Los Angeles, and became a popular symbol of California living. American architect, active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Names:
Koenig, Pierre (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Pierre Koenig (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Koenig, Pierre (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, 1925-2004) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect, active in Los Angeles, Calif, 1925-) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1925-2004) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Koenig, Pierre ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 85025282; accessed 16 May 2005
Pierre Koenig ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 16 May 2005
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 16 May 2005; n 85025282
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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