Curator of the Exhibition "Frei Otto. Thinking by Modelling"

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Frei Otto (1925-2015) is among the most internationally celebrated and innovative German architects of the 20th century and is a central figure in building the culture in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. In March 2015, he received the Nobel Prize for Architecture, the Pritzker Prize, for his work, which is the most highly recognized award for architecture in the world. On the occasion of this honour, the »Archiv für Architektur und Ingenieurbau« (saai) and the Wüstenrot Foundation are planning the biggest exhibition to date of the work of Frei Otto in cooperation with the ZKM. Curated by Georg Vrachliotis, the exhibition will showcase well-known and completely unknown projects. The material on display comprises over 200 design models, objects, tools and instruments, more than 1,000 photos, drawings, sketches, plans and films, as well as various large-scaled media projections
Period5 Nov 201619 Mar 2017
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Frei Otto
  • Curatorial Research
  • History of Architecture
  • Interdiciplinary
  • Digital Culture