Evžen Rosenberg

Feb. 24, 1907 in Topoľčany, Slovakia
Nov. 21, 1990 in London, United Kingdom

Evžen Rosenberg was born into a Jewish family in today's Slovakia. He studied engineering in Bratislava, Brno, and Prague between 1920 and 1928 and architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague between 1929 and 1932 as a pupil of Josef Gočár. In 1929 he already worked with Le Corbusier in Paris and Josef Havlíček and Karel Honzík in Prague.

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He fled from the Nazis to Great Britain. One of his major works is the airport at London-Gatwick (1957/58).

Buildings

Prague (Praha), Czechia
Palace Letná (Palác Letná)

Prague (Praha), Czechia
Ferdinand Baumann House (Dům Ferdinanda Baumanna)

Prague (Praha), Czechia
Semi-detached house of the Böhm Brothers (Dvojdům bratří Böhmů)