Kleihues, Josef Paul

Josef Paul Kleihues (1933 - 2004)

Kleihues was born in 1933 in Rheine. He was a famous German architect.
He studied architecture at the University of Stuttgart and at the Technical University of Berlin. From 1957 to 1994 he had several professorships in Dortmund. He opened his first office in Berlin in 1962. Kleihues invented the concept of the “critically reconstruction” and contrasted strongly with the common urban planning of 1950 to 1970. His buildings influenced the architectural appearance of Berlin in the1980s and 1990s. He died in 2004 in Berlin and is buried at the Cemetery in Dahlem.
Since the death of Josef Kleinhues, Jan Kleinhues and Noerbert Hensel continuing the office Kleinhues and Kleinhues.


Important works


Officebuilding, Stuttgart
Facade Peek & Cloppenburg, Köln
Reconstruction of Villa Joop, Hamburg
Facade Peek & Cloppenburg, Kaiserslautern
Mueseum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum Hamburger- Station, Berlin
House Sommer, Berlin
Wohnblock Havelspitze, Berlin
House Liebermann, Berlin
Hotel Four Seasons, Berlin
Checkpoint-Charly-Arkaden, Berlin
Shoppingmall Kornwestheim, Kornwestheim
Gallery Sindelfingen - Lütze Museum, Sindelfingen
High- rise building Kantdreieck, Berlin-Charlottenburg
Museum Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main
block of flats in Wien
Steelmuseum, Solingen
Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst (Mueseum of Contemporary Art), Siegen, Germany
Enlargement of the Hospital Neukölln, Berlin
Living- and Shoppingcentre, Wulfen
Stategallery Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Hospital, Berlin-Neukölln
Sprengel-Museum, Hannover
Block 270, Berlin
Maingarage of the Berliner Stadtreinigung, Berlin
pedestrian precinct in Berlin-Gropiusstadt, Berlin
Kopfklinik Westend, Berlin-Charlottenburg
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Museum Blankenheim, Blankenheim
Krippenmuseum, Telgte


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