Nils Schweizer, Architect

Nils Schweizer, Architect

Nils Schweizer, Architect

Nils Mark Schweizer – 1925 – 1988

Education:

1943 – University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1947 – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland

Fellowships:

1948 – 1952 – Taliesin Fellowship, Spring Green, Wisconsin

Registered:

Florida

Firms:

1953 – Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture office, Southern Representative, Winter  Park, Florida

1958 – Nils Schweizer, Winter Park, Florida

1960 – Schweizer Associates Architects, Orlando, Florida

Influences:

Mentored by Frank Lloyd Wright and was a Taliesin Fellow

Professional Affiliations:

1961 – Vice President, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Central Florida Chapter

Public Service:

1964 – 1967 – President, Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, Florida

1968 – 1969 – Vice President, Florida Symphony, Orlando, Florida

1968 – 1970 – Mayors Action Committee, Orlando, Florida

1970 – President, Guild of Religious Architects, Orlando, Florida

Military Service:

1943 – 1945 – World War II

Notable Works:

1953 – Esplandes, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

1955 – Danforth Chapel, with Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

1970 – Turlington Hall, former General-Purpose Building A, University of Florida, 330 Newell Drive, Gainesville, Florida

1979 – Orlando Chamber of Commerce, 75 South Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando, Florida

1982 – Holland Law Center Commons, University of Florida, 309 Village Drive, Gainesville, Florida

1988 – St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida

City of Micanopy Master Plan

1953 – Esplandes,
Florida Southern College,
Lakeland, Florida
1955 – Danforth Chapel, with Architect Frank Lloyd Wright,
Florida Southern College,
Lakeland, Florida
1955 – Danforth Chapel, with Architect Frank Lloyd Wright,
Florida Southern College,
Lakeland, Florida
 
Architects, Nils Schweizer, and Frank Lloyd Wright and
with Olgiranna Wright,
Florida Southern College,
Lakeland, Florida
 
1970 – Turlington Hall, former General-Purpose Building A, University of Florida,
330 Newell Drive,
Gainesville, Florida
 
1979 – Orlando Chamber of Commerce,
75 South Ivanhoe Boulevard,
Orlando, Florida
 
1974 – St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, now demolished
4315 NW 23rd Avenue,
Gainesville, Florida
1974 – St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, now demolished
4315 NW 23rd Avenue,
Gainesville, Florida