Visualising Otto Koenigsberger's works and networks in exile (1933-1951)

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Published on March 4, 2014

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This presentation was given by Rachel Lee (TU Berlin, Germany) during the workshop organized in the framework of the Cost Action IS0904 "European Architecture Beyond Europe" (INHA, Paris, France, 27-28th January 2014).
Programme : http://www.architecturebeyond.eu/workshop-gis-data-visualisation-and-open-community-paris-27-28-january-2014/

Rachel Lee VISUALISING OTTO KOENIGSBERGER’S OTTO KOENIGSBERGER’S  WORKS AND NETWORKS IN EXILE (1933‐1951)

BERLIN, GERMANY, 1908‐1933

Otto Koenigsberger at the TH Berlin with Prof. Walter Andrae and other students, circa 1928

EGYPT, (UK), SWITZERLAND, 1933‐1939

Otto Koenigsberger and Herbert Ricke, Egypt 1934

BANGALORE, MYSORE STATE, 1939‐1941

BANGALORE, MYSORE STATE, 1941‐1948

Otto Koenigsberger with Mysore State PWD, 1948

NEW DELHI, REPUBLIC OF INDIA, 1948‐1951

Koenigsberger, Louis Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajkumari Koenigsberger, Louis Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, 1951

SOURCES Archives Fieldwork

PROJECTS, 1908‐1933

PROJECTS, 1939‐1941

PROJECTS, 1941‐1948

PROJECTS, 1948‐1951

LIST OF WORKS

List of Works: mapping the projects

Bangalore City (Indian) C&M Station (British) Location of Koenigsberger’s projects in Bangalore Source: Three Inch Bangalore Guide Map, Second Edition, 1945, held at the British Library.

Max Born with colleagues at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1936 Mirza Ismail Dewan of  D f Mysore State CV Raman Director of  Di f IISc Max Born Visiting  Vi i i Professor

Max Born (1882‐1970) Homi Bhabha (1906‐1966)

Conference at Niels Bohr’s Institute for Theoretical Physics, Copenhagen, 1936 Source: Photograph by Nordisk Pressefoto, Niels Bohr Institute, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, M. Bohr Collection g p y , , y g ,

Central College for Women, Nagpur (1942) Central College for Women Nagpur (1942)

Dining Hall / Auditorium, IISc ( i i ll / di i (1946) )

Jamshedpur Development Plan (1944‐45)

MARG Magazine MARG M i Founded 1946

NETWORKS OF EXILE

Dr Friedmodt Moller George Goldstraw George Goldstraw Ambalal Sarabhai Ambalal Sarabhai Claude Batley Rabindranath Tagore Stella Kramisch Stella Kramisch

Private Correspondence Jewish Museum Berlin “This fine new institution is the work of my friend Peter Wright who, within little more than  one year, succeeded in gaining Government for this new Idea which promised neither a good  interest for the invested capital nor chances for propaganda or any other obvious advantages.  Only people who have worked here will understand how great this achievement is in India.  Peter Wright is an Oxford Graduate who has come out to India for the purpose of such social  and educational work. He lives on a tiny salary – half of what I have and understands it to gain  the most conservative people for his plans. the most conservative people for his plans ” In passing he mentions a “‘friend’ a Persian dealer in antiquities who has the nice name  Rustom Hormodiar. He is an arch‐crook, but he has got a few nice things. I am helping him to  furnish his hut and I hope in return to get from him a little Persian Miniature of a Bagpiper  which I like very much.” “A few days after Christmas Miss Rangarao came to Bangalore. She is the Principal of the  “A f d ft Ch i t Miss Rangarao t B l Sh i th P i i l f th Womens’ College which I am building in Nagpur (Central India). She is very good looking and  clever person, ‐ but her friendship sometimes is troublesome, ‐ as she takes too much of my  time. The college building means a lot of extra work anyhow and it is difficult to make the  g g y principal understand that I do not like to see this work increased by personal correspondence,  ‐ even if it may be very nice correspondence. I spent New Years Eve outside with her in the  jungle. It was pitchdark, and we made a huge fire on a rock in order to keep us warm and have  enough light for our food.” enough light for our food ”

http://tehmou.github.io/Rachel/

Networks

Koenigsberger’s Net ork 1939 Network, 1939

Koenigsberger’s Network, 1941

Koenigsberger’s Net ork 1948 Network, 1948

Koenigsberger’s Network, 1951

Government of India cluster

UN Tropical Housing Mission MARG

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