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Hans and Wassili Luckhardt
Part of:
People:
  • O.M. Ungers (collector)
  • Hans Luckhardt (creator)
  • Wassili Luckhardt (creator)
  • Hans Luckhardt (architect)
  • Wassili Luckhardt (architect)
  • Die gläserne Kette (archive creator)
Title:

Hans and Wassili Luckhardt

Date:

1919-1920

Level of archival description:
series
Extent and medium:
  • 7 textual records
    1 drawing
    1 photographic material
Scope and content:
Series documents the contribution of architects Hans Luckhardt and Wasilli Luckhardt to the correspondence circle of Die gläserne Kette, with each writing under the pseudonyms Angkor and Zachen respectively.
Born in Berlin in 1880, Hans Luckhardt studied architecture at the Technische Hochschule at Karlsruhe, Germany. In 1919, he joined the Novembergruppe, an exhibiting group of painters, sculptors, architects and musicians, and the Arbeitsrat für Kunst, lead by Bruno Taut. These two groups merged in November 1919. The same year, Luckhardt exhibitied his work at the Ausstellung für unbekannte Architekten and contributed to the organization of the Neues Bauen exhibition the next year. In 1921, Hans Luckhardt began his working collaboration with his brother Wassili. Born in Berlin in 1989, Wassili Luckhardt studied archictecture at the Technische Hochschule at Berlin-Charlottenburg and at the Technische Hochschule in Dresden. He undertook his military service from 1914 to 1918. Like his brother Hans, Wasilli joined the Novembergruppeand the Arbeitsrat für Kunst in 1919 and exhibited his work at the Ausstellung für unbekannte Architekten. During their collaboration, the Luckhardt brothers worked on designs for private commisions and competition schemes including some for Berlin and Hanover (1951-1952). Hans Luckhardt died in 1954 in Bad Wiessee. Wassili Luckhardt continued his work as an architect on various architectural projects. He died in 1972 in Berlin. (Source: Ian Boyd Whyte, Bruno Taut and the Architecture of Activism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982)
The series comprises part of the correspondence of Hans and Wasilli Luckhardt to the Die gläserne Kette circle, along with related drawings and photographs. The series also includes a photograph of a architectural model for a project by the Luckhart brothers.
Reference number:

AP162.S6

Related units of description:
  • The CCA collection contains other works by Hans and Wassili Luckhardt (1 object, a model).
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