Adolf Benš


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(1894–1982). Czech architect. He designed numerous buildings in the crisp up-to-date International Modern style, e.g. Electric Administration Building, Holešovice District, Prague (1926–35—with Josef Kříž), a villa at Troja, Prague (1928), and his own house in the Baba District, Prague (1937). His best-known work was Prague Airport (1931–5). He was Professor of Architecture at the School of Industrial Arts in Prague 1945—70.

From A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Architecture.

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