[Aerial view of Broadbeach, Gold Coast, c1954 to 1955?]

Langer, Karl, 1903-1969 (1954). [Aerial view of Broadbeach, Gold Coast, c1954 to 1955?].

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Creator Langer, Karl, 1903-1969
Title [Aerial view of Broadbeach, Gold Coast, c1954 to 1955?]
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1954-01-01
Year available 2017
Series Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w; 21 x 26 cm.
Source Karl Langer Collection, UQFL158, job no. 1006-2, item 2
Rights Copyright expired
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
Broadbeach (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Lennon's Hotel (Gold Coast, Qld.)
Aerial photographs -- Queensland -- Broadbeach
Geographic co-ordinates

153.436892,-28.017745 153.423983,-28.017745 153.423983,-28.038653 153.436892,-28.038653 153.436892,-28.017745

Additional Notes Photograph from Job no. 1006-2, Lennon's Broadbeach Hotel. 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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