Jan Josef Švagr

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Jan Josef Švagr (1885 Týnčany, Bohemia – 1969) was a Czech architect who worked mainly in Japan. He moved to Japan in 1923 and started working there, designing many buildings. Švagr left Japan due to the war in April 1941 to Latin America where he continued to participate in several projects. The following is a list of his works in Japan.

Year Work Location
1908 Tobetsu Trappist Monastery Tōbetsu, Hokkaidō
1925? Kouran Girls' Jr-Sr High School (destroyed) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1925 Siber Hegner Co. Warehouse (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1928 Standard Oil Co. Office Bldg. (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1929 Rising Sun Petroleum Co. Office Bldg. (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1929 Rising Sun Petroleum Co. Housing (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1931 Missil Mease's House (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1931 Kent's House (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1932 Official Residence of The Canadian ambassador Akasaka, Tokyo
1933 St. Luke's International Hospital Tsukiji, Tokyo
1933 Yamate Catholic Church (Sacred Heart Cathedral) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1933 Catholic Diocese Of Fukuoka Bishop's Residence Fukuoka, Fukuoka
1934 St. Joseph International School Auditorium and Gymnasium (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1934 The House Of The Meditation Nerima, Tokyo
1935 Marguerite Bourgeoys Center (Ex-Notre-Dame Monastery) Fukushima, Fukushima
1935 The Kobe Muslim Mosque Kobe, Hyōgo
1936 Seishin Joshi Gakuin Jr-Sr High School Addition Shirokane, Tokyo
1937 E.V.Bernard's House Yokohama, Kanagawa
1938 Hodogaya Catholic Church Yokohama, Kanagawa
1938 Helm House Apartment (demolished) Yokohama, Kanagawa
1939 Toyonaka Catholic Church Toyonaka, Osaka

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