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Adolf Ciborowski

Warsaw, Poland
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Adolf Ciborowski (25 May 1919 - 26 January 1987) was a Polish architect, urban planner and politician. Ciborowski was born on 25 May 1919 in Warsaw and graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology in 1946. Between 1947–1948 he worked as director of the City Planning Bureau in Szczecin and as the Chief Architect of Warsaw between 1956-1964. He contributed to the rebuilding of Warsaw after the Second World War and was hired as a planner for war-damaged Hannover and was the first foreigner to receive a town-planning prize from Leibniz University Hannover (in 1965). He also worked as consultant on the master plan for Baghdad and supervised the reconstruction of Skopje alongside Stanisław Janowski after its destruction by an earthquake in 1963. He was a member of the Association of Polish Architects (SARP) as well as the Polish Academy of Sciences. He also worked as a UNESCO and UNCHS advisor on the reconstruction of cities damaged by earthquakes.

Warsaw, Poland
Bostjan, January 16th, 2020