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ID: 500001158
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500001158

 
Record Type: Person
Griffin, Walter Burley (American architect and city planner, 1876-1937, active in the United States, Australia, and India)

Note: Walter Burley Griffin attended the University of Illinois from 1895 to 1899 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1899. Griffin worked with Frank Lloyd Wright at his Oak Park studio in Illinois from 1900 to 1905. In 1905 he started his own independent business and worked as an architect, landscape architect and town planner. Griffin was the landscape architect and the construction supervisor of the pergola of the Darwin D. Martin House project (1902-1904). Griffin moved to Australia in 1913 where he designed and built the City of Canberra and Castlecray. In addition, he designed various homes and public buildings in Australia. In 1936 he moved to Lucknow, India, where he designed and built the University of Lucknow. He also received commissions for the design and construction of houses, palaces and libraries in India but died before he could complete the projects. American architect.

Names:
Griffin, Walter Burley (preferred,V,index)
Walter Burley Griffin (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
urban planner
landscape architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Maywood (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1899-1913  United States (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   1913-1936  Australia (Oceania) (nation)
active:   1936-1937  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Billson, Edward  
....................  (Australian architect, 1892-1986) [500101306]
employee of ....  Wright, Frank Lloyd  
....................  (American architect, 1867-1959) [500020307]
employee was ....  Lippincott, Roy  
......................  (American architect, 1885-1969, active in Australia and New Zealand) [500058557]
partner of ....  Griffin, Marion Mahony  
..................  (American architect, 1871-1962) [500031309]
related to ....  Griffin & Byrne  
..................  (American architectural firm, contemporary) [500221360]
spouse of ....  Griffin, Marion Mahony  
................  (American architect, 1871-1962) [500031309]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Griffin, Walter Burley (I)

Biographies:
(American architect and city planner, 1876-1937, active in the United States, Australia, and India) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, 1876-1937) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1876-1937) ..... [BHA]
(American architect, landscape architect and city planner; born Maywood (Illinois, United States), 1876; died Lucknow (India), 1937; active United States, before 1913, Australia, 1913-1936 and India, 1936- 1937) ..... [CCA]
(American architect, 1876-1937) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Griffin, Walter Burley ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Walter Burley Griffin ........ [CCA]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems]
....................  Avery Library Catalog (1968)
....................  Birrell, Walter Burley Griffin (1964)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Contemporary Architects (1980) 313-315
....................  Frank Lloyd Wright Companion (1995) S.100-S.102
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80131515
....................  Gebhard and Nevins. 200 Years of American Architectural Drawing (1977)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80131515
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 248-250
....................  National Union Catalog (1970-) 1970
....................  National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 (1968-1981)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986) 28
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Birrell, Walter Burley Griffin (1964) 10-12, 40-150, 159-176, 179
.......... Frank Lloyd Wright Companion (1995)
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
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