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ID: 500105514
 
Record Type: Person
Fathy, Hassan (Egyptian architect, 1899-1989)

Note: Architect known for his work with traditional mud-brick housing of the poor populations of North Africa. His most well-known project in this vein was the village of New Gourna (1948), an entire village comprised of mud-brick structures for public use and for housing. Although approximately one-quarter of the village was eventually completed, it remains a strongly influential architectual model. Egyptian architect.

Names:
Fathy, Hassan (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Hassan Fathy (V,display)
Fathī, Hasan (V)

Nationalities:
Egyptian (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
teacher
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Alexandria (Al-Iskandarīyah governorate, Egypt) (inhabited place)
Died:  Cairo (Al-Qāhirah governorate, Egypt) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fathy, Hassan (I)

Biographies:
(Egyptian architect, 1899-1989) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Egyptian architect, 1899-) ..... [AVERY]
(Egyptian architect, 1900-1989) ..... [Grove Art]
(Egyptian architect, 1899-1989) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Fathī, Hasan ........ [VP]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 October 2005
Fathy, Hassan ........ [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 84132466 accessed 10 October 2005
Hassan Fathy ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.] 28
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 August 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 84132466 accessed 10 October 2005; accessed 10 October 2005
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.] 28
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 August 2003
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