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ID: 500033601
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Record Type: Person
Volger, Hans (German architect and engineer, 1904-1973)

Note: Born 30 July 1904; died 15 July 1973. Hans Volger entered the Arts and Crafts Academy in Bremen, Germany, in 1923. He attended the Bauhaus, Weimar, from 1923 to 1925 and studied architecture at the Bauhaus, Dessau, from 1925 to 1928 when he received his diploma. He conducted the workshops in the architectural department at the school from 1929 to 1932. Volger worked as the contractor on the Häuser für die Bauhausmeiste (Dessau, Germany) from 1925 to 1926. He assisted Walter Gropius with the construction of Haus 16 and Haus 17 at Weissenhofsiedlung, Stuttgart, Germany, from 1926 to 1927. He was employed at Gropius's architectural firm in Dessau from 1927 onward. He received an engineering diploma in Karlsruhe (Würzberg, Germany) in 1936. From 1938 to 1963 Volger lived in Krefeld, Germany, where he worked as an engineer on various architectural projects. He then moved to Bad Kronzingen, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany, in 1963 and continued practicing architecture until his death in 1973.

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

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
French

Roles:
artist (preferred)
contractor
engineer
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Strasbourg (Grand Est, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Baden-Württemberg (Germany) (state)

Events:
active:   1923-1925  Weimar (Hessen state, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1925-1932  Dessau (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1932-1936  Würzburg (Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1938-1963  Krefeld (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1963-1973  Baden-Württemberg (Germany) (state)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Gropius, Walter  from 1927
....................  (German American architect, teacher, and industrial designer, 1883-1969) [500028112]
spouse of ....  Beyer, Lis  
................  (German weaver and textile designer, 1906-1973) [500124687]

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

Biographies:
(German architect and engineer, 1904-1973) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German architect, engineer and contractor, born Strasbourg (Germany, now France), 1904; died Baden-Württemberg ? (West Germany, now Germany), 1973; active Dessau (Germany), 1925-1928) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Hans Volger ........ [CCA, VP]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Volger, Hans ........ [CCA Preferred]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Bau und Wohnung: Stuttgart (1927) 14, 58, 62
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Engelmann, and Schädlich. Die Bauhausbauten in Dessau (1991) 31-40
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82142179
....................  Kirsch, The Weissenhofsiedlung (1989) 209
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82142179
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Petsch, Haus Dr. Nolden (1982) pp. xxx-xxi, xxviii
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Kirsch, The Weissenhofsiedlung (1989)
.......... Petsch, Haus Dr. Nolden (1982)
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