Death of Frei Otto

May 31, 1925 - March 9, 2015
Stuttgart, Germany | Age 89

German architect dies at 89
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By DAVID RISING, The Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — Architect and engineer Frei Otto, who pioneered lightweight and flowing roof designs for stadia and other structures and was to receive this year's prestigious Pritzker Prize, has died in his native Germany, his wife said Wednesday. He was 89.

Ingrid Otto, who lived with her husband in Leonberg near Stuttgart, told the dpa news agency that he died on Monday, two months before his 90th birthday.

Otto had been informed he had...

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