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architect , city planner

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