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ID: 500027050
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500027050

 

Record Type: Person
Wagner, Martin (German architect, urban planner, and art critic, 1885-1957)

Note: Martin Wagner received degrees in city planning from the Institute of Technology in Dresden, Germany, in either 1910 or 1912, and from the Technische Hochschule in Berlin, Germany, in 1915. He was director of the office of city planning in Berlin from 1926 to 1933. In 1928 Martin Wagner and the Berlin City-Ausschuss organized the Wettbewerb für den Alexanderplatz. They commissioned Peter Behrens, Brüder Luckhardt und Alfons Anker, Paul Mebes, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Müller-Erkelenz and Johann Emil Schaudt as the architects. Mies van der Rohe designed the Mies van der Rohe Vorschlag für den Alexanderplatz that same year and finished last in the competition. Martin Wagner moved to Turkey in 1935 and was a professor of city planning at the Academy of Arts in Istanbul from either 1935 to 1937 or 1935 to 1938. In 1938 he moved to the United States and taught regional planning at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1938 to 1950. Planner, Germany.

Names:
Wagner, Martin (preferred,V,index)
Martin Wagner (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
architectural planner
art critic
urban planner
professor
theorist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Kaliningrad (Kaliningradskaya Oblast’, Russia) (inhabited place)
Died:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1905-1957

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
client of ....  Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  
................  (German architect, 1886-1969, active in the United States) [500006293]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wagner, Martin (I)

Biographies:
(German architect, urban planner, and art critic, 1885-1957) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Planner, Germany, 1885-1957) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, 1885-1957) ..... [BHA]
(German architect, city planner, professor, art critic, born Königsberg, Germany, now Kaliningrad, Kaliningradskaia oblast', Russia (Federation), 1885; died Berlin, West Germany, now Germany, 1957) ..... [CCA]
(German urban planner, 1885-1957) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, 1885-1957) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Martin Wagner ........ [CCA, VP]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Wagner, Martin ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Bekiers, Wettbewerb des Jahres 1929 (1993) 56-76
....................  Brockhaus Enzyklopädie (1966-1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n84114101
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Homann, Biographie, Martin Wagner (1985) 158-178
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n84114101
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Scarpa, Marin Wagner, Martin Wagner, 1885-1957 (1985) 8-24
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Bekiers, Wettbewerb des Jahres 1929 (1993) 59-60, 64, 70-71
.......... Homann, Biographie, Martin Wagner (1985) 158, 174, 176
.......... LCR
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 356-357
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