Joseph Urban


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Austrian architect, he studied in Vienna under Hasenauer, settling in the USA in 1911. His best-known building is the New School for Social Research, NYC (1929–30), but became primarily a designer of interiors and theatres (about which he published a book in 1929).

Architecture lxix (1934), 250–6, 275–90;Carter et al. (1992)Kristan (2000)Jane Turner (1929)Urban (1929, 1985)

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