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ID: 500015374
 
Record Type: Person
Otto, Frei (German architect and author, 1925-2015)

Note: Architect became a specialist in lightweight and tensile structures, and authored books on the subject. He designed tent-like structures at Expo '67 in Montreal.

Names:
Otto, Frei (preferred,V,index)
Frei Otto (V,display)
Otto, Frei Paul (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
West German

Roles:
architect (preferred)
writer
author
theorist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Chemnitz district (Saxony, Germany) (national district)

Events:
awarded:   Pritzker Prize

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
founder of ....  Atelier Frei Otto  
..................  (German architectural firm, contemporary) [500211055]
partner of ....  Romberg, Bernd-Friedrich  
..................  (German architect, contemporary) [500240431]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Otto, Frei (I)

Biographies:
(German architect and author, 1925-2015) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German architect) ..... [Grove Art]
(German architect, born 1925) ..... [BHA]
(West German architect and author, 1925-) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, born 1925) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Frei Otto ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Otto, Frei ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
......................  Bernstein, Frei Otto, Architect, Dies at 89, New York Times (2015) obit.
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Otto, Frei Paul ........ [VP]
...............................  Bernstein, Frei Otto, Architect, Dies at 89, New York Times (2015)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50049927
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Otto, Tensile Structures (1973)
....................  Who's Who in Germany (1956-)
....................  Who's Who in the Arts: Germany, Austria & Switzerland (1978)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Bernstein, Frei Otto, Architect, Dies at 89, New York Times (2015) obit.
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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