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Carl Fieger
architect
15.06.1893 Mainz
21.11.1960 Dessau

Architectural training at the Baugewerk- und Kunstgewerbeschule in Mainz with a focus on building construction and interior design. 1911-1921: Worked in Peter Behrens' studio in Berlin, interrupted by military service. There he became acquainted with Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, then worked for Gropius for many years. From 1921 design draughtsman in the private construction office of Gropius and his closest colleagues in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin. There he made contact with the Bauhaus and began teaching architectural drawing at the State Bauhaus in Weimar.


1925 Relocated to Dessau with Gropius and worked there as a city planning officer. From 1927 architectural draughtsman and lecturer at the Bauhaus in the building department for the subjects of technical drawing and descriptive geometry. Worked at the Bauakademie of the GDR in Berlin (East). There he created his most famous works (Kornhaus am Ufer der Elbe and his house). 1930 back in Berlin, rejection of membership in the Reichskammer der bildenden Künste by National Socialist assumption of power. By prohibition of profession only anonymously active. Cooperation at the Olympic Village for the Olympic Games and the first prefabricated building of the GDR in Berlin. 1953 Retired from the profession due to serious illness.