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Architect , educator , author , company executive

Peter Magyar, Hungarian architect, educator, design company executive, author. Recipient several national competition awards Hungarian Institute Architects, 1965, 69, 70; Burlington Northern scholar, 1987. Member American Institute of Architects (associate, chairman jury Birmingham chapter l986, certified of merit East Alabama chapter l986), Association Collegiate Schools Architecture.

Background

Magyar, Peter was born on June 30, 1937 in Békéscsaba, Hungary. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Jozsef and Margit (Pálinkás) Magyar.

Education

Master in Architecture and Urban Design, Technology University, Budapest, Hungary, 1967. Certified system design, Technology University, 1971.

Career

Architect, designer several project firms, Budapest, 1958-1975. Assistant, associate professor Technology University, 1968-1975. Senior lecturer environmental design Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1975-1979.

Associate professor architecture Auburn (Alabama) University, 1981-1984, professor architecture, 1984-1989. President Spaceprint, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, since 1986. Professor architecture, department head Pennsylvania State University College Arts and Architecture, University Park, since 1989.

Consultant Kidd, Plosser & Sprague, Birmingham, Alabama, 1985. Visiting assistant professor architecture University Cincinnati, 1980-1981. Guest professor Royal Danish Academy Fine Arts, Copenhagen, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Spaceprints, l984, Construction Meditative, l988. Scattered Images of STructure and Time., l989.

      Contributor articles to magazines and professional journals. Designeer large urban buildings.

Membership

Member American Institute of Architects (associate, chairman jury Birmingham chapter l986, certified of merit East Alabama chapter l986), Association Collegiate Schools Architecture.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, geometry, drawing.

Connections

Married Katalin Szentistványi, August 12, 1962 (divorced 1971). 1 child, Kinga Zsuzsanna. Married Csilla Deák, August 8, 1975.

father:
Jozsef Magyar

mother:
Margit (Pálinkás) Magyar

spouse:
Csilla Deák

spouse:
Katalin Szentistványi

child:
Kinga Zsuzsanna Magyar