born Nürnberg, 02. Apr 1909

died Nürnberg, 25. Feb 1990

Studied architecture at the University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart, did his doctorate in 1937. After his military service he started his work as a freelance architect in Nuremberg. From 1949 to 1953 he was Executive President of the board of trustees for the reconstruction of Nuremberg, being an architect contributing essentially to the respective projects. His office planned from 1946 on more than 10 buildings. He worked as a volunteer in many honorary offices, among others he was the President of the Nuremberg Committee for Arts and Buildings. For 1948 to 1956 he was a member of the City Council. In 1948 he was one of the initiators for the new Association of German Architects, being its regional chairman in Bavaria he contributed to the first architectural law in 1954. (...) quoted from Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon / edited by Manfred Grieb

Period: 20th c.