Residence for Mr and Mrs Karl Langer, floor plan, Swann Road, St Lucia, Brisbane, [1950]

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969, Residence for Mr and Mrs Karl Langer, floor plan, Swann Road, St Lucia, Brisbane, [1950], 396 Swann Road, St Lucia, Brisbane, 2017.

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Designer Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Title Residence for Mr and Mrs Karl Langer, floor plan, Swann Road, St Lucia, Brisbane, [1950]
Date of completion 2017
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1950-01-01
Year available 2017-03-29
Location 396 Swann Road, St Lucia, Brisbane
Type image/tiff
Language eng
Rights This work is made available by the UQ Library for your personal research or study. For further information and access please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
Keyword Langer, Karl, 1903-1968
Langer, Gertrude, 1908-1984
Architecture -- Queensland -- Design and plans
Architectural drawings
Queensland Heritage Register
Architectural drawings
Architecture, Domestic -- Queensland -- Designs and plans
Queensland Heritage Register
St Lucia (Brisbane, Qld.)
Series Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158
Job Number UQFL158, misc job no. 3
Source Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158, misc job no. 3, item 30
Original Format Architectural drawing; pencil and watercolour on paper; 48 x 28 cm.
Creator Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Formatted abstract
The Karl Langer collection consists of architectural drawings, financial records, correspondence, biographical and personal notes, articles, speeches, job photos, subject files, diaries, journal and newspaper cuttings. Buildings which drawings and files relate to include St. Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane; Ipswich Girls Grammar School; Ipswich Boys Grammar School; Lennons Hotel, Brisbane and Lennons Hotel, Broadbeach.

Dr Langer graduated in Vienna as an architect from the master class of Peter Behrens. He migrated to Australia in 1939, and settled in Brisbane. He became a lecturer at the University of Queensland, and later also at what is now called the Queensland University of Technology. He was fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and of the Australian Planning Institute. He was also the first president of the Institute of Landscape Architecture, and an executive member of the National Trust. He designed many of Queensland's best-known buildings, including the chapel at St. Peter's Lutheran College in Brisbane.
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Additional Notes Reverse of plan are measurements of floor plans.
Karl and Gertrude Langer acquired the St Lucia property in 1950 and in the same year built a two storeyed brick structure with flat roof designed by Karl Langer.
Langer House was listed on the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992. Reference: "Langer House (entry 600317)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 22 March 2017.

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