Yona Friedman

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Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
Hungary
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1923 (age 96)
Birthplace
Hungary

About

Architect and urban planner who published the manifesto, "Mobile Architecture," in 1958.

Before Fame

He escaped the Nazis during World War II and lived for 10 years in Israel before moving to Paris.

Trivia

He came to prominence in the age of the megastructure, the concept of small cities within buildings.

Family Life

He married French film editor Denise Charvein.

Associated With

He and fellow architect Frank Gehry were contemporaries.