Jerzy Sołtan

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Jerzy Sołtan Born on March 6, 1913 in Prezma (present day Latvia), died September 16, 2005 in Cambridge, MA; was a Polish architect who worked with Le Corbusier and was the Robinson, Jr., Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Harvard Graduate School of Design,[1] where he taught from 1959 until his retirement in 1979.[2] In addition, "between 1968 and 1970 he worked in partnership with Albert Szabo (Sołtan and Szabo)...with whom he designed several houses in New Hampshire and Massachusetts."[3]

His teaching was first recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture when he received the ACSA Distinguished Professor Award in 1986-87.[4] The American Institute of Architects and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture jointly awarded Soltan the Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education in 2002.[2]


  1. ^ Bell, Alexandra C. (2005-10-28). "IN MEMORIAM: Jerzy Soltan". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b Negri, Gloria (2005-09-27). "Jerzy Soltan, at 92; longtime teacher, mentor of architects at Harvard". Boston Globe. Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Paul Louis Bentel, "Sołtan, Jerzy", Grove Art Online, (Subscription required (help)) 
  4. ^ *ACSA Archives, Distinguished Professor Award winners.

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