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ID: 500079239
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500079239

 
Record Type: Person
Belluschi, Pietro (American architect, 1899-1994)

Note: American architect of Italian origin. Received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Rome, 1922, and contined his studies at Cornell University, New York, where he graduated in 1924. He remained in the United States and was active in Portland, Oregon. He became an associate of the firm A.E. Doyle Associates and remained there until 1942. His first major work was the Portland Art Museum (1929-1932), which was a critical success. He worked in the modernist idiom and favored unpainted wood structures with pitched roofs for his residential commissions, and his own house (1936). Belluschi served as Dean of Architecture and Urban Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1951-1965. From this time he acted as consultant on major projects such as the Pan Am Building (New York, 1962), the Juilliard School (New York, 1970), and Saint Mary's Cathedral (San Francisco, 1973) with Pier Luigi Nervi. American architect; b. in Italy; emigrated to U.S. in 1923, with a practice in Portland, Ore.
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Names:
Belluschi, Pietro (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Pietro Belluschi (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Italian

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Ancona (Ancona province, Marches, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Portland (Multnomah county, Oregon, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Larsen, Henning  
..................  (Danish architect, 1925-2013) [500002097]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Belluschi, Pietro (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, 1899-1994) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, 1899-) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1899-1994) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1899-1994) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Belluschi, Pietro ........ [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 80153778 ; accessed 18 May 2005
Pietro Belluschi ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80153778
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80153778
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 80153778 ; accessed 18 May 2005
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 18 May 2005
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