Max Taut

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Birthday
15, 1884
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 26, 1967 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1884
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Feb 26, 1967 (82)

About

Co-founder of the architecture school at the Berlin University of the Arts; co-founded Berlin firm Taut & Hoffman.

Before Fame

He became known in the 1920s for his trade-union buildings and for constructing one house per year, all vastly different from each other, on Hiddensee island from 1922 until 1925.

Trivia

He was responsible for the Berlin heritage sites, Deutscher Buchdrucker building and the Oranienplatz consumer cooperatives' department store.

Family Life

He was the younger brother of architect Bruno Taut.

Associated With

He and Walter Gropius were members of the avant-garde architectural society, Zehnerring.