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Edgar Norwerth

Full name: Edgar Aleksander Norwerth
Other name(s): Ėduard Ivanovič Norvert
Gender: Male
Born: April 7, 1884 in Coppet, Vaud, Switzerland
Died: September 19, 1950 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions


Polish architect Edgar Norwerth stayed during his early years mostly in Russia. He studied at the Institute of Communication Engineering in Moskva, and then at the Institute of Civil Engineers in St. Petersburg, where he became a professor from 1917-24. In 1918 he also became a professor at the Moskva School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, but in 1924 he returned to Poland and settled in Warszawa, where from 1926-30 he was professor at the Warszawa University of Technology.

In addition to architecture, Norwerth also produced graphic works, mostly etchings and woodcuts decorated in avant-garde style. He was also a well-known architecture critic, the author of numerous articles published frequently in Architecture and Construction, and he helped initiate environmental discussion, about the urban planning in Warszawa.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event Poland POL AC

Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC Sport Building
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