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Fischer, József (1901–1995) By Csepely-Knorr, Luca

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1499-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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József Fischer was a prolific designer of mid-war Hungarian modernist architecture, and in tandem with Farkas Molnár he was also a highly active and important member of the Hungarian section of the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM). He began to study architecture at college and enrolled at the Hungarian Academy of Crafts, but was forced to leave for financial reasons. He started his own practice in 1930 with his wife Eszter Pécsi who was the first Hungarian female engineer, and also an internationally renowned structural engineer.

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Csepely-Knorr, Luca. "Fischer, József (1901–1995)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 25 Aug. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/fischer-jozsef-1901-1995. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1499-1

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