Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, typical floorplan, [Broadbeach, Gold Coast], [c1954 to 1957]

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969, Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, typical floorplan, [Broadbeach, Gold Coast], [c1954 to 1957], Broadbeach, Gold Coast, 2017.

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Designer Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Title Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel, typical floorplan, [Broadbeach, Gold Coast], [c1954 to 1957]
Date of completion 2017
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1954-01-01
Year available 2017-04-07
Location Broadbeach, Gold Coast
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
Architecture -- Design and plans
Architectural drawings
Lennon's Hotel (Gold Coast, Qld.)
Hotels -- Designs and plans
Commercial buildings -- Queensland -- Designs and plans
Series Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158
Job Number UQFL158, job no. 1006-2
Source Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158, job no. 1006-2, item 14
Original Format Architectural drawing; pencil and ink on tracing paper; 43 x 77 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.

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.
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 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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