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Alfred Hensel

Full name: Alfred Hensel
Gender: Male
Born: March 8, 1880 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: September 15, 1969 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The horticultural architect Alfred Hensel worked in Nuremberg from 1922-45 as the director of the Parks Department. During this time he mainly constructed small allotment sites and parks in addition to sports facilities. His book “The Nuremberg Stadium in the Sports and People’s Park on the Zeppelin Field. A Description of its Construction.” was published in 1929. For the construction plans of the Nuremberg stadium he received the gold medal at the 1928 Art Competitions of Amsterdam. After 1933 he worked closely with Nazi Minister of Armaments and War Production Albert Speer in the design of the Party Rally Grounds in Nuremberg. During World War II Hensel promoted vegetable growing on urban green areas for food procurement.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning Germany GER 1 Gold
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs Germany GER AC

Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings 1 Stadion Nürnberg

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Stadion Nürnberg
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