Western Architecture in Shanghai: The Work of Laszlo Hudec Between Wars

March 24 – April 24, 1998

McPherson Library Gallery

Curated by Lenore Hietkamp

Laszlo Hudec (1893-1958) was an influential Hungarian architect who escaped a Siberian P.O.W. camp and lived in Shanghai from 1918 to 1945. This exhibit displays his sketches, plans and photographs paired with archival material from UVIc Special Collections and contextual information about Shanghai.

His buildings included the home of D. V. Wood (Woo), now the Shanghai Planning Institute (1938); the Science Building/Labratory for Chiao-Tung University (1931); the Christian Literature Society Building (1930); and the Chapei Power Statio/Waterworks (1929).