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Walter March

Walter March German architect

German architect
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German architect
Was Architect
From Germany
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 26 August 1898, Charlottenburg, Germany
Death 23 August 1969, New York City, USA (aged 71 years)
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Family
Father: Otto March
Siblings: Werner March
The details
Biography

Walter F. March (26 August 1898 – 23 August 1969) was a German architect.

Son of German architect Otto March and brother of architect Werner March.

In 1936 he won a gold medal together with his brother Werner in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for their "Reichssportfeld" ("Reich Sport Field"). Father Otto March designed Germany's 1916 Olympic stadium. Studied with Frank Lloyd Wright in 1925. Became an American citizen. Married Louise Goepfert 1934. Designed Olympic Village 1936. Came to America 1937. He worked on numerous building in the greater New York area., including the Chrysler Building in New York City.

Architect, artist of many different mediums: hand built ceramic pieces, carved wooden sculptures, and crosses, mosaic crosses and table pieces, one-of-a-kind commissions for churches, metal-work combined with mosaics, and so forth. -Unusual, whimsical, finely designed pieces.

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https://web.archive.org/web/20121013081410/http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=MARCHWAL01
https://d-nb.info/gnd/13710538X
https://viaf.org/viaf/81342419
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/81342419
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