The Bensberg Town Hall was designed in 1962 by Gottfried Böhm and completed in 1969. Thick concrete slabs and seamless glass creates a rationalist base for the tower, which rises…Continue reading
Gottfried Böhm is a German architect and sculptor who was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1986. The work of Gottfried Böhm ranges from simple to complex, using many different materials, with results that sometimes appear humble, sometimes monumental. He has been described in the sixties as an expressionist, and more recently as post-Bauhaus, but almost always he stands alone in departing from the conventions of established architecture, seeking to go one step beyond.