Karl Kohn

Oct. 21, 1894 in Prague (Praha), Czechia
1979 in Quito, Ecuador

As can be seen from his name, Karl Kohn came from a Jewish family. In the Czech Republic, he designed numerous buildings with his brother Otto. Due to the German occupation of Czechoslovakia, he fled with his family to Quito, Ecuador. There he continued his work as an architect and taught at the Quito School of Applied Arts. It is said, that he designed about 100 buildings in Ecuador, most of them were demolished.



Prague (Praha), Czechia