Langer, Karl, 1903-1969

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Langer, Karl, 1903-1969

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1903-1969

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Born in Vienna on 28 July 1903. Karl Langer graduated in 1926 in Vienna as an architect from the master class of Peter Behrens. He married Gertrude Fröschel on 14 May 1932. They migrated to Australia in 1939 and settled in Brisbane in 1944. He lectured at the University of Queensland, and later also at the Queensland University of Technology. He was fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and of the Australian Planning Institute. He was also the first president of the Institute of Landscape Architecture and an executive member of the National Trust. He designed many of Queensland's best-known buildings, including the chapel at St Peter's Lutheran College in Brisbane. He died on 16 October 1969 in Brisbane.

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Revised, FF, 08-Jun-2020.

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Ian Sinnamon (2000). 'Langer, Karl (1903-1969)' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, accessed online 08-Jun-2020.

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Revised with authority record identifier and sources, FF, 08-Jun-2020.

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