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Rolf Gutbrod (1910-1999)

Architect, Professor

Biography

1910 born in Stuttgart
1929/1930 Studies of architecture at the TH Berlin-Charlottenburg
1930-1935 Studies of architecture at the TH Stuttgart
1935-1937 Employee in the architectural firm of Günter Wilhelm in Stuttgart and liberal architect
1937-1939 Construction supervisor of the air force in Friedrichshafen
1939/1940 Head of air force construction department Munich II
1940 Head of construction department in Brussels, dislocation to Sicily
1941 Head of field construction department in Africa
1941-1943 Liaison engineer officer to the italian high command
1943 Council of the higher construction department, until 1945 member of Organisation Todt
1946-1978 Liberal architect  in Stuttgart
1947 Teaching assigment for designing at the TH Stuttgart
1954 Associate professor at the TH Stuttgart
1957-1959 Visiting professor at the Technical University of Istanbul
1961-1972 Professor at the TH Stuttgart; member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin
1963 Walker-Ames-Professorship at the University of Washington/USA
1999 passed away in Arlesheim/Switzerland

Works

Heating station of the flak barracks Friedrichshafen 1936/1937
Appartment and commercial building Moserstraße Stuttgart 1947-1951
Commercial building of the Süddeutschen Holzberufsgenossenschaft (Loba-Haus) Stuttgart 1948-1950
Milk bar at the Flamingo lake Killesberg park Stuttgart 1950
Industrie- und Handelskammer Stuttgart 1950-1967
Concert hall Liederhalle Stuttgart (mit Adolf Abel) 1951-1956
Factory building Porsche Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen 1951-1959
Appartment and publishing building Rieck Aulendorf 1953-1955
High rise "Hahn" Stuttgart 1960-1963
Administration building IBM Berlin-Charlottenburg 1959-1963
German embassy Wien 1959-1965
University and municipal library and lecture hall of the University of Cologne 1960-1968
Freie Waldorfschule Stuttgart 1963-1966
Württembergische Bank Stuttgart 1963-1968
Haus der Werbung Berlin-Schöneberg 1963-1966
German Pavilion Expo '67 Montreal/Canada (with Frei Otto and Fritz Leonhardt) 1965-1967
Hotel and conference centre Mecca/Saudi Arabia 1966-1974
Broadcasting studios Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart 1966-1976
Museum of arts and crafts Berlin 1966-1984
H. M. the King´s Office, Council of Ministers Buildings, Majlis-al-Shura Building Riyadh (KOCOMMAS) Riyadh/Saudi Arabia (with Frei Otto) 1974-1980
Enlargement hotel and conference centre Riyadh/Saudi Arabia 1979-1983
Ministry of Finance and National Economy Riyadh/Saudi Arabia 1981-1985

Further reading

Books about Rolf Gutbrod:
K. Kaiser (Red.): Architekten - Rolf Gutbrod. Stuttgart: IRB-Verlag 1987
Ferdinand Blomensaht (Red.): Architekten - Rolf Gutbrod. 2., erw. Aufl. Stuttgart: IRB-Verlag 1990
Karl Wilhelm Schmitt, Rolf Gutbrod - Bauten in Stuttgart. Ausstellung in der Architektur-Galerie am Weißenhof, Stuttgart, 4.10. - 2.12. 1990. Stuttgart 1990
Ulrich Schneider: Das Werk des Architekten Rolf Gutbrod (Notizen des saai, 6). Karlsruhe 1998, 2. veränd. Aufl. 2000
Margot Dongus: Rolf Gutbrod. Studien über das Leben und Werk des Architekten. Tübingen u. a. 2002
Rolf Gutbrod - Häuser für Menschen. Ein Film von Gisela Reich zum 80. Geburtstag des Architekten. Stuttgart: SWR-media 2002