Richard Paulick

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Paulick, Richard


Born Nov. 7, 1903, in Rosslau, Anhalt-Zerbst. German architect (GDR).

Paulick studied at the colleges of technology in Dresden and in Berlin-Charlottenburg under H. Poelzig. He was an assistant to W. Gropius at the Bauhaus. He has had his own practice since 1930 and worked in China from 1939 until 1949. In 1951 he was elected to the German Building Academy (Deutsche Bauakademie) and in 1955 became its vice-president. He took part in the design of the Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin (1952–56) and designed the Schwarze Pumpe housing complexes in Hoyerswerda (Cottbus District; 1957, with R. Dehmel) and the I (the first section of apartment houses in the new part of the city) in Halle-Neustadt (1966–67). He received the National Prize of the GDR in 1952 and 1956.

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