Wank, Roland Anthony

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Wank, Roland Anthony (1898–1970). Hungarian-born architect, he was one of the most important designers of the International Modern style working in the USA. The series of dams and power-houses he produced for the Tennessee Valley Authority (1933–44) are recognized as his finest works. He also concerned himself with public housing: his Grand Street Housing, New York (1929–30), is his best-known achievement in this field.

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AF, cxxxiii (Sept. 1970), 58–9;
Architectural Review, xciii/558 (Jun. 1943), 157;
van Vynckt (ed.) (1993)