born in 1886 Aachen, Germany
died in 1969 Chicago, USA
. without formal architectural training, became an apprentice in the office of furniture designer Bruno Paul in 1905.
. built his first house as an independent architect in 1907.
. was employed as a draftsman and designer in the office of Peter Behrens along with Walter Gropius until 1911.
. reestablished his practice as an independent architect in Berlin in 1912 until 1914 and ...