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Frei Otto – inspired inventor, researcher and designer (part 1)

Institution Past President, Michael Dixon, looks back at the inspirational career of the late Frei Otto; the celebrated German architect who died earlier this year. In the first part of a two-part article, Dixon examines Otto's philosophy and early work with lightweight structures.

Author(s): M. Dickson (BuroHappold)