1925 (Chemnitz, Germany) - 2015 (Warmbronn, Leonberg, Germany)
Zaha Hadid's Beijing Airport
An exhibition at the ZKM Karlsruhe takes stock, through 200 original building models, of the work methods of the Pritzker Prize laureate Frei Otto.
Frei Otto The Pritzker Prize concession to Frei Otto (1925-2015) was publicly announced one day after his death, and so the German architect became the first to receive the award posthumously. In its citation, the jury commended “his visionary ideas,
1925 - 2015 Born in 1925 in Chemnitz (Germany), Frei Otto began his studies at the Technical University of Berlin shortly before being drafted during the last years of World War II. After being captured in Nurnberg and taken prisoner to a camp in Fra
Gone at the age of 89, the latest Pritzker laureate designed and built structures which were as light as they were beautiful, inspired in natural forms.
This year the announcement of the winner of the Pritzker Prize is a double surprise: first, the trophy is not going to any of the names that have been in the running for a long time now, year after year, but to a rather forgotten master, the German F
Frei Otto Beginning with the RIBA Gold Medal in 2005, the succession of distinctions and acknowledgements bestowed on this 81 year old German architect throughout his career continues this year with the Praemium Imperiale, awarded by the Japan Art As
Frei Otto A passion for flying and an interest in construction shaped the personality of the German engineer and architect Frei Otto, recipient of the gold medal that the Royal Institute of British Architects grants yearly. The result of this experim
La concesión, el pasado mes de febrero, de la Medalla de Oro del Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) a Frei Otto ha retornado a este arquitecto a las páginas de la actualidad. Conocido fundamentalmente por sus trabajos en las cubiertas de gr