Introduction
Josef Frank (July 15, 1885 – January 8, 1967) was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer who adopted Swedish citizenship in the latter half of his life. Together with Oskar Strnad, he created the Vienna School of Architecture, and its concept of Modern houses, housing and interiors.
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Q93847
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Introduction
Born 15 July 1885; died 8 January 1967. Josef Frank studied architecture at the Technische Hochschule, Vienna, Austria. He taught building construction at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vienna (1919-1925). He co-founded the interior decorating firm "Haus und Garten & Co." in Vienna, Austria, in 1925 with Oskar Wlach and Walter Sobotka. The firm was renamed "Haus & Garten, Frank & Wlach" the following year. He designed Haus 26 and Haus 27 at the 1927 Weissenhofsiedlung Exhibition, Stuttgart. In 1933 or 1934 Frank emigrated to Sweden where he worked for the rest of his life in the interior design firm "Svenskt Tenn". Austrian architect, designer.
Nationalities
Austrian, Swedish
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Architect, Interior decorator, Teacher, Designer, Writer, Furniture designer, Interior designer
Name
Josef Frank
Ulan
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