Hansjorg Goritz

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Birthday
5, 1959
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Advocated pure and minimalist architect; firm believer in place, space, light, and material. This was evident in such designs as the 1989 House with Glass Block Lantern in Hannover, Germany, the 1993 Stone Wall in Hildesheim, Germany, and the 2007 Concrete Origami in Basel, Switzerland.

Before Fame

He studied architecture at both the Hildesheim University of Applied Arts and Sciences and the London Architectural Association School of Architecture.

Trivia

He designed Liechtenstein's first parliament buildings; his work won him the 2010 international Brick Award.

Family Life

He had two children, car specialist and filmmaker Cornelius and actress Camilla, with his wife, Gisela.

Associated With

He was a proponent of minimalism, like sculptor Robert Morris.