Schmid, Heinrich

ARCHITECT (AUSTRIA)
BORN 24 Jun 1885, Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Niederösterreich - DIED 2 May 1949, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Heiligenstädter Friedhof, Wildgrubgasse 20 (Teil A, Gruppe 04, Nummer 154)

Heinrich Schmid studied at the Technischen Hochschule in Vienna and at the Academy of Arts in that city where he attened Otto Wagner's master class. He started a business cooperation with Hermann Eichinger. In 1909 he won the Olbrich Prize and in 1910 the Gundel Prize.

During the First World War he built the Erzherzog-Rainer-Heeresspital, now the Hanusch Hospital. The Schmid-Aichinger company held a leading position in the Volksbau (social housing) in the 'Red' Vienna of the interbellum.

Related persons
• was pupil to Wagner, Otto

Images

The grave of Heinrich Schmid at the Heiligenstädter Friedhof in Vienna.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2005)

 

Sources
Schmid, Heinrich, * 1885
dasrotewien.at


Schmid, Simon

Published: 28 Apr 2018
Last update: 28 Apr 2018