Albert Schickedanz (born October 14, 1846 in Biala , Austrian Empire , † July 11, 1915 in Budapest ) was an Austro-Hungarian architect of historicism .
Schickedanz was born into a German family and attended schools in his hometown and in Käsmark . After studying in Karlsruhe and Vienna , he worked with the Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl . In 1896 he designed and built Heroes' Square in Budapest at the end of Andrássy út . The Kunsthalle followed around 1900 and is directly adjacent to Heldenplatz. In the same year he began building the Szépművészeti Múzeum , for which his design was selected. It was opened in 1906 and borders on the other side of Heldenplatz.
Buildings and designs
- 1874: Batthyány mausoleum, Budapest
- 1883: Parliament building (Budapest)
- 1887: Ferenc Deák Monument, Budapest
- 1895: Kunsthalle , Budapest
- 1896: Heroes' Square , Budapest
- 1906: Museum of Fine Arts , Budapest
- K. Fülep: Schickedanz, Albert. In: Austrian Biographical Lexicon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Volume 10, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 1994, ISBN 3-7001-2186-5 , p. 107.
- Eszter Gábor: Schickedanz Albert, 1846–1915. Szépművészeti Múzeum, 1996
Commons : Albert Schickedanz - Collection of images, videos and audio files
- Literature by and about Albert Schickedanz in the catalog of the German National Library
- Albert Schickedanz. In: arch INFORM .
- Entry about Albert Schickedanz in the Hungarian Biographical Lexicon (MEK) of the National Széchényi Library (Hungarian)
- ^ Prize winners (first place) , Centralblatt der Bauverwaltung , May 5, 1883, p. 162, accessed on December 18, 2012
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austro-Hungarian architect|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 14, 1846|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Biala , Galicia|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 11, 1915|
|Place of death||Budapest|