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ID: 500033773
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500033773

 

Record Type: Person
Roth, Alfred (Swiss architect, 1903-1998)

Note: Alfred Roth studied architecture at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland, from either 1922 to 1925 or 1926, where he was one of Carl Moser's students. He worked at the studio of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in Paris, France, in 1927 or 1927-1928. He directed his own architectural firm in Göteborg, Sweden, from 1928 to 1930. Roth returned to Zurich in 1931 and worked in the Buro der Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl. In 1933 he began to work in private practice with Emil Roth and opened his own private practice in 1939. Roth designed furniture for the Wohnbedarf AG. in 1932 and decorated the model houses and apartments at the Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zurich in 1933. From 1943 to 1957 Roth was editor of the Swiss architectural magazine 'Werk'. He was a professor at the School of Architecture of the George Washington University in St. Louis, United States, from 1949 to ca. 1953. He was a guest professor in the architecture department Of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Roth was first chairman of the Schweizerischer Werkbund from 1955 to 1964. He continued his private practice throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Swiss architect, Zurich.

Names:
Roth, Alfred (preferred,V,index,LC)
Alfred Roth (V,display)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
art critic
author
urban planner
designer
editor
furniture designer
interior decorator
professor
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Wangen an der Aare (Bern canton, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1922-1926  Zurich (Zürich, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
active:   1926-1928  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   1928-1930  Gothenburg (Västra Götaland, Sweden) (inhabited place)
active:   from 1931  Zurich (Zürich, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Le Corbusier  
....................  (Swiss architect, painter, and theorist, 1887-1965, active in France) [500027041]
employee was ....  Gisel, Ernst  1942-1945
......................  (Swiss architect, born 1922) [500108184]
partner of ....  Roth, Emil  
..................  (Swiss architect and interior decorator, 1893-1980) [500115052]
student of ....  Moser, Karl  
..................  (Swiss architect and painter, 1860-1936) [500014017]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Roth, Alfred (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss architect, 1903-1998) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss architect, Zurich, 1903-) ..... [AVERY]
(Swiss architect, designer, city planner, interior decorator, art critic, author, professor; born Wangen an der Aare (near Bern, Switzerland), 1903) ..... [CCA]
(Swiss architect, 1903-1998) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, born 1903) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Swiss artist, 1930-1998) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alfred Roth ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Roth, Alfred ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, MoMA Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 86002907
..........................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, MoMA, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n86002907
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 3 November 2008
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 27:214-215
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Helfenstein, Biography/Biographie, Alfred Roth (1985) 325-331
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n86002907
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Marbach and Rüegg, Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zürich-Wollishofen (1990) 41-44, 256
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Schweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein. Offizielles Mitglieder-Verzeichnis 1984 72
....................  Schweizerischer Ingenieur-und Architekten-Verein (1984/85) 1984-1985
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
.......... Helfenstein, Biography/Biographie, Alfred Roth (1985)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Marbach and Rüegg, Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl in Zürich-Wollishofen (1990)
.......... Schweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein. Offizielles Mitglieder-Verzeichnis 1984 72
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