Sekler, Eduard F(ranz)

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SEKLER, Eduard F(ranz)

SEKLER, Eduard F(ranz). Austrian, b. 1920. Genres: Architecture, Urban studies. Career: Vienna Technical University, teaching and research assistant, 1945-53, lecturer, 1953, and professor extraordinarius, 1960; architect in Vienna, 1946-; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, professor of architecture, 1960-91, director, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 1966- 76, Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Arts, 1970-91, Dept. of Visual and Environmental Studies, chairman, 1972-73, and acting chairman, 1975, professor emeritus, 1991-. Unesco International Committee on Monuments, Artistic, Historical and Archaeological Sites, Paris, expert member, 1951-56; consultant to the Historic Monuments Office, Vienna, 1971, 1989, 1991-; Unesco International Team for a Master Plan for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of the Kathmandu Valley, head, 1975. Publications: Wren and His Place in European Architecture, 1956; Proportion: Measure of Order, 1965; (with others) Kathmandu Valley: The Preservation of Physical Environment and Cultural Heritage: Protective Inventory, vols., 1975; (with others) Le Corbusier at Work: The Genesis of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 1978; Proposal for the Urbanistic Conservation of Patan Durbar Square, 1980; Josef Hoffmann, 1982; Architecture and the Flow of Time, 1988; Form, Modernism, and History: Essays in Honor of Eduard Sekler, 1997; (with others) Das Semperdepot, 1997. EDITOR: Historic Urban Spaces I-IV, 1962-71; Master Plan for the Conservation of the Cultural Heritage in the Kathmandu Valley, 1977. Address: Dept of Architecture, Harvard University, 48 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.

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