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Halina Skibniewska

architect , town planner , writer

Halina Skibniewska, Polish architect, writer. Recipient State Prize 1st Class, 1972, 1976, Order of Banner of Labour 2d Class, 1974, honor, Polish Architects Association, 1978, Medal of 30th Anniversary of People's Poland, 1974, Lenin prize, 1979, Commander and Knight's Cross, Order of Polonia Restituta, Grand Officier Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur'honneur, 1972.

Background

Skibniewska, Halina was born on January 10, 1921 in Warsaw. Daughter of Waclaw and Ewelina Erentz (Kuczowska) Skibniewska.

Education

Degree, Warsaw Technology University.

Career

Worked at Bureau for Rebuilding of the Capital, Warsaw 1945-1947. Assistant Warsaw Technical University 1945-1954, Lecturer 1954-1962, Acting Professor 1962-1971, Assistant Professor 1971-1975, Professor Extraordinary since 1975. Chief Architect, Design Office since 1953.

Deputy to Seym 1965-1985, Vice-Marshal of Seym 1971-1985. Chairman Central Board of Society for Polish-French Friendship since 1972. Deputy Chairman Council for Family Affairs attached to Council of Ministers 1978-1989.

Attached to Chair, of Council of State 1986-1989. Chief schools, housing estates and National Theatre, Warsaw. Commander and Knight's Cross.

Works

  • Principal works include Housing Estates and National Theatre, Warsaw, Dziecko w mieszkaniu i osiedlu, 1969, Wyniki badan w zakresie budownictwa w Polsce dla ludzi z ciezkim uszkodzeniem narzadow ruchu, 1968, Rodzina a mieszkanie, 1974. Co-author: Tereny otwarte w miejskim 'srodowisku mieszkalnym, 1979.

Membership

Chairman central board Society for Polish-French Friendship, since 1972. Deputy chairman Council for Family Affairs, Council of Ministers, since 1978. Member Consultative Council to Chairman Council of State, 1986—1989.

Member of Academie d'Architecture France (correspondent), Centro Internazionale di studio e documentazione dell' abitare, Association Polish Urban Planners, Association Architects Polish Republican.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ecology, music.

Connections

Married Zygmunt Skibniewski Skibniewska, 1951.

father:
Waclaw Skibniewska

mother:
Ewelina Erentz (Kuczowska) Skibniewska

spouse:
Zygmunt Skibniewski Skibniewska