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Gočár, Joseflocked

(b Semín, nr Pardubice, March 13, 1880; d Jičín, Sept 10, 1945).
  • Radomíra Sedláková

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Czech architect, designer, urban planner and teacher. In 1906 he completed his studies at the Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, under Jan Kotěra, in whose studio he worked until 1908. His earliest work was strikingly modern and rationalist in style, revealing a purity of expression in the use of reinforced concrete; for example the Wenke Department Store (...

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