Friedrich Maria Krahe

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Friedrich Maria Krahe (born March 8, 1804 in Braunschweig ; † August 29, 1888 on a trip from Munich to Braunschweig) was a German architect .

life and work

Villa Hörstel in Holland's garden

The son of the architect Peter Joseph Krahe (1758–1840) received his training at the building and art academies in Berlin and Munich from 1826 to 1828. He worked as a state construction manager from 1836, before becoming a district architect in 1843 and later a building officer in Braunschweig . The draft he submitted in 1857 for the new court theater on Steinweg was not implemented. Krahe retired in 1872; he died in 1888 on a trip from Munich to Braunschweig.

Maria Magdalena Church in Thedinghausen

Krahe carried out renovations of several historical buildings in Braunschweig. The Altstadtrathaus (1841 to 1852) with the neighboring Autorshof , the Alte Waage (1855 to 1862), the Gewandhaus and the Brunswick Cathedral were restored by him. In the neo-Romanesque style, Krahe restored the St. Anne's Church in Heßlingen and the Evangelical Church in Veltheim (1870).

As new buildings were built according to his plans


Web links

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Designs and works

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Villa Hörstel. - Salve Hospes house. on
  2. Krahe on
  3. Falko Rost: The architect Ernst Wiehe (1842-1894): Culture transfer between Braunschweig and Thedinghausen. In: Braunschweigische Heimat, Appelhans: Braunschweig 2007, p. 8ff.