Gottfried Böhm

German architect (1920-2021)

Gottfried Böhm (January 23, 1920 – June 9, 2021) was a German architect. In 1986, he became the first German architect to be honored with a Pritzker Prize.[1]

Gottfried Böhm
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Gottfried Böhm in 2015
Born(1920-01-23)January 23, 1920
DiedJune 9, 2021(2021-06-09) (aged 101)
OccupationArchitect

Böhm turned 100 in January 2020.[2] He died on June 9, 2021 in Cologne at the age of 101.[3][4]

Famous buildingsEdit

  • St. Columba Church, in Cologne, Germany (1947-1950)
  • Pilgrimage Church, in Neviges, Germany (1968-1972)
  • Christi Auferstehung (Church of Resurrection), in Cologne (1968-1970)
  • Bensburg Town Hall, Germany (1964-1969)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gottfried Bohm on Architectuul
  2. As Gottfried Böhm Turns 100, an Exhibition Foregrounds His Concrete Religious Architecture
  3. Felten, Uwe (10 June 2021). "Baumeister mit Faible für Beton: Gottfried Böhm im Alter von 101 Jahren gestorben". RP ONLINE. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  4. DER SPIEGEL. "Kirchen wie Gebirge, Rathäuser wie Burgen: Der Architekt und Betonkünstler Gottfried Böhm ist tot". www.spiegel.de. Retrieved 10 June 2021.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Gottfried Böhm at Wikimedia Commons