(1911–98). German-born architect of the Modern Movement. He settled in England in 1936 (naturalized 1947) and worked with Tecton (1937–9). He joined the Architect's team of the London County Council, and was responsible for the interior of the Royal Festival Hall, London (1948–51). Establishing his own practice in London in 1952, he designed several buildings including Moro House, Blackheath Park, London (1957), the Playhouse, Nottingham (1952–64), a Hall of Residence, University of Leicester (1965), the Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull, Yorks. (1969), and the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Devon (1977–82).
From A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Oxford Reference.