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Rudolf Frankel

Rudolf Frankel, German architect, city planner. Recipient numerous awards for designs. Fellow Royal Institute British Architects; member American Institute Planners, American Association University Professors Introduced and directed 1st graduate program in city design in the United States, 1954.

Background

  • Frankel, Rudolf was born on June 14, 1901 in Neisse, Germany. Son of Louis and Ida (Schurgast) Frankel.

  • Education

    • B.D.A., Technology U. Berlin, Germany, 1923.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1950. Indiana architect, city planner, Berlin, 1924-1933, Bucharest, Rumania, 1933-1937, London, England., 1937-1950, Oxford, O., 1968-1974. Professor architecture Miami University, Oxford, O., 1950-1968, professor emeritus, 1968-1974.

      Design consultant Federal Housing Administration, 1964.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Institute British Architects. Member American Institute Planners, American Association University Professors Introduced and directed 1st graduate program in city design in the United States, 1954.

    Connections

    • Married Eva R. Tarrasch, June 22, 1922.
    • father: Louis Frankel
    • mother: Ida (Schurgast) Frankel
    • spouse: Eva R. Tarrasch
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    Born June 14, 1901
    Died April, 1974
    (aged 72)
    Nationality

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