Frei Otto
Germany
Frei Otto was trained at the Technische Universitat (Berlin) where he received a Diploma of Engineering in 1952 and a Doctorate of Engineering in 1954. He has since established a specialized architectural practice that focuses on structural design. His best-known works are the German Pavilion for Expo in Montreal, Canada, designed with Rolf Gutbrod (1967) and the roof structure of the Olympic Sport Stadium in Munich, Germany, with Behnisch and Leonhardt (1972). He has won numerous awards and honors in architecture.
(Source: Architecture and Community: Building in the Islamic world today: the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1983.)
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