Albert Schickedanz

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Schickedanz's grave on the Kerepesi temető
Art Hall on Heroes' Square in Budapest

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


Web links

Commons : Albert Schickedanz  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Prize winners (first place) , Centralblatt der Bauverwaltung , May 5, 1883, p. 162, accessed on December 18, 2012