Person - Chueca Goitia, Fernando (1911-2004)

Chueca Goitia, Fernando (1911-2004)




Preferred form:

Chueca Goitia, Fernando (1911-2004)

Fechas de existencia:

1911 - 2004


Spanish architect and historian. Son of the industrial engineer, Ángel Chueca Sáinz and Carmen Goitia Ajuria. Brother of the engineer Carmelo Chueca Goitia. He was cousin of the novelists Juan Benet from his mother side.

Within his professional career, he spent 50 years working in the Catedral de la Almudena of Madrid, proyect that made him win the National Award of Architecture (1944). Moreover, he was author of the Museo Lázaro Galdiano in Madrid; the enlargement of the Museo del Prado (the front of the building on the street Ruiz de Alarcón); the headquarter of the Banco Santander in Vitoria; the library of the faculty of Philosophy in Salamanca (Anaya Palace); among others. His side as teacher, historian and architect were complemented with his skills as restaurateur, since he participated in the rehabilitation of different places, as the palace of Galiana (Toledo), the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla (La Rioja), the mausoleum of Goya (Madrid), the palace of Molins (headquarter of the Royal Academy of History) (Madrid) or the palace of Carlos V (Granada). He owns the first position of architecture history in Spain.


Related Authorities

Arniches Moltó, Carlos (1895-1958)  ( Posee una estrecha amistad y a su vez ejerce una influencia de lo que será punto de partida del Movimiento Moderno español. )

Associative relations :

Ateneo de Madrid (España)  ( Es miembro de; Presidente del Ateneo de Madrid )

Manzano Martos, Rafael (1936-)  ( Tiene como aprendiz a/ es maestro de/ es jefe de )

Family relationships :

Benet Benet, Tomás (1895-1936)  - Collateral (Es sobrino/a de)

Benet Goitia, Francisco (1926-1966)  - Collateral (Es primo/a de)

Benet, Juan (1927-1993)  - Collateral (Es primo/a de)

Chueca Goitia, Carmelo  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Chueca Sainz, Ángel (1883-1960)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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