July 25, 1889 in Cologne (Köln), Germany
Dec. 27, 1963 in Cologne (Köln), Germany
He studied in Cologne (Köln) and attended lectures at the Munich, Dresden and Berlin Technical Universities. He managed to work for several institutions, like Siemens in Berlin or as a member of the Dresden city planning office. In 1913 he opened his own office in Cologne, being most of the time active there. In two periods he co-worked with Caspar Maria Grod.
After World War II he was involved in rebuilding concepts for the city of Cologne.