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Harry Seidler

Architect , educator

Harry Seidler, Austrian architect, educator. Member of Academician International Academy Architecture, Academie D'Architecture Paris, Australia Academy Technology Scis, American Institute of Architects, Royal Australian Institute Architects (life Gold medal 1976, Old Trienniel Robin Dods medal 1989).

Background

Seidler, Harry was born on June 25, 1923 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Max and Rose Seidler.

Education

Degree, Cambridge Technology School. Bachelor of Architecture, University Manitoba, Canada, 1944. Bachelor of Architecture, Harvard University.

Master in Architecture. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Manitoba, Canada, 1988. Doctor of Letters, University of Technology, 1991.

Doctor of Science (honorary), University New South Wales, 1999. Doctor of Science, University Sydney, 2000.

Career

Chief assistant Marcel Breuer, New York City, 1946—1948. Principal architect Harry Seidler and Associates, Sydney, from 1948. Thomas Jefferson professor architect University Virginia, from 1978.

Visiting committee Harvard University Graduate School Design, 1995—2001. Adjunct professor University Sydney, 2001. Visiting professor Harvard University, 1976—1977, University New South Wales, 1980, University Sydney, 1984, 1996, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1993.

Works

Membership

Member of Academician International Academy Architecture, Academie D'Architecture Paris, Australia Academy Technology Scis, American Institute of Architects, Royal Australian Institute Architects (life Gold medal 1976, Old Trienniel Robin Dods medal 1989).

Connections

Married Penelope Evatt, 1958. 2 children.

father:
Max Seidler

mother:
Rose Seidler

spouse:
Penelope Evatt