Designer and architect Egon Eiermann
Born in Neuendorf in 1904, Egon Fritz Wilhelm Eiermann was a German architect, university teacher and furniture designer. Eiermann worked after graduating from high school in the construction workshop of Karstadt Hamburg. Until his time as a professor at Karlsruhe University of Technology, Eiermann worked as a freelance architect and worked in the planning office of the Elektrizitätswerke Berlin.
Administrative and industrial buildings belonged to the specialization of Egon Eiermann. His architectural designs include, for example, the high-rise building in Bonn built from 1965 to 1969, as well as the IBM administration building built from 1967 to 1972 and the Olivetti administration and training center, which was built from 1969 to 1972 in Frankfurt am Main.
Other buildings include the Horten department stores in Heidelberg and Heilbronn, the Stuttgarter Merkur and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin.
In 1958 Eiermann designed the German Pavilion at the World's Fair in Brussels.