[View of Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, Gold Coast, c1957?]

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969 (1957). [View of Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, Gold Coast, c1957?].

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Creator Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Title [View of Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, Gold Coast, c1957?]
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1957-01-01
Year available 2017
Series Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w; 86 x 60 cm.
Source Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158, job no. 1006-2, item 4
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.
Formatted Abstract/Summary
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.

Karl Langer graduated in Vienna as an architect from the master class of Peter Behrens at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien (Vienna Academy of Fine Arts). He graduated in 1928 and was employed by Behrens to head his architectural atelier in Vienna. Langer went on to receive qualification of zivilarchitekt (1931) from Technische Hochschule (later Technical University of Vienna and at the University of Vienna for his doctorate in art history (1933). He migrated to Australia in 1939 with his wife Gertrude (née Fröschel) Langer, 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 and Lennons Hotel (1956) at Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
Keyword Langer, Karl, 1903-1968
Architecture -- Design and plans
Architectural drawings
Lennon's Hotel (Gold Coast, Qld.)
Hotels -- Designs and plans
Commercial buildings -- Queensland -- Designs and plans
Broadbeach (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Geographic co-ordinates

153.431121,-28.028595 153.434705,-28.028595 153.434705,-28.032175 153.431121,-28.032175 153.431121,-28.028595

Additional Notes Photograph mounted on card, annotations read "LENNONS BROADBEACH HOTEL LTD", "Dr Karl Langer F.R.A.I.A. F.A.P.I / Architect..." and "Concrete Construction (Qld) Pty. Ltd / Contractors."

Lennon's Hotel Broadbeach, designed by Karl Langer, was constructed between 1955 and 1957. The hotel was demolished in 1987 to make way for a shopping centre.

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