Eggert studied with Heinrich Strack at the Berlin Building Academy . Early on, he won awards for some designs, but they were never executed. From 1875 to 1889 he worked as a university architect in Strasbourg . From 1889 to 1898 he worked in the Prussian Ministry of Public Works in Berlin, most recently dubbed the Privy Building Councilor , and was mainly entrusted with the realization of sacred buildings . After 1898 he worked independently and had his own office in Hanover .
Eggert was a member of the Fine Arts section of the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin from 1896 until his death .
In 2009, part of Camberger Strasse in Frankfurt-Gallusviertel was renamed Hermann-Eggert-Strasse .
Buildings and designs (selection)
- 1869: Competition design for the new construction of the Berlin Cathedral (however, based on a design by Julius Carl Raschdorff )
- 1872–1877: Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower on the island of Rügen
- 1873: Competition design for the Niederwald Monument (but based on a design by Karl Weißbach )
- between 1875 and 1889: various designs for buildings of the Kaiser Wilhelm University in Strasbourg (e.g. chemical institute, physical institute, botanical institute)
- 1877: War memorial in Magdeburg
- 1881: Observatory of the Kaiser Wilhelm University in Strasbourg
- 1883–1888: Central station in Frankfurt am Main
- 1884–1889: Imperial Palace in Strasbourg
- 1898: Central station in Altona, demolished in 1978
- 1898–1899: University of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover (destroyed in World War II)
- 1898–1909: New town hall in Hanover (further construction or interior construction 1909–1913 based on designs by Gustav Halmhuber )
- 1899–1902: Extension of the Technische Hochschule Charlottenburg in Berlin, Strasse des 17. Juni 145, today TU Berlin
- 1906–1907: Bismarck tower in Burg (near Magdeburg)
- 1911–1913: Construction of the Babelsberg observatory based on a design by Georg Thür
- Eggert, Hermann (Georg Peter H.) . In: Ulrich Thieme (Hrsg.): General Lexicon of Fine Artists from Antiquity to the Present . Founded by Ulrich Thieme and Felix Becker . tape 10 : Dubolon – Erlwein . EA Seemann, Leipzig 1914, p. 378–379 ( Text Archive - Internet Archive ).
- Spemann's golden book of one's own home. 1905, no.493.
- Alexander Dorner : 100 years of building in Hanover. For the centenary of the technical university. Hanover 1931, p. 26.
- Christine Kranz-Michaelis: The town hall in the German Empire. Art-political aspects of a building project in the 19th century. (= Art, Culture and Politics in the German Empire , Volume 4.) Gebr. Mann, Berlin 1982, ISBN 3-7861-1339-4 , pp. 395-413.
- Wolfgang Steinweg: The town hall in Hanover. From the imperial era to the present. Schlueter, Hannover 1988, ISBN 3-87706-287-3 , p. 38 f. (and more often).
- Helmut Knocke : Eggert, Georg Peter Hermann. In: Dirk Böttcher , Klaus Mlynek, Waldemar R. Röhrbein, Hugo Thielen : Hannoversches Biographisches Lexikon . From the beginning to the present. Schlütersche, Hannover 2002, ISBN 3-87706-706-9 , p. 105 (and more often). ( online at google books )
- Helmut Knocke: Eggert, Georg Peter Hermann. In: Klaus Mlynek, Waldemar R. Röhrbein (eds.) U. a .: City Lexicon Hanover . From the beginning to the present. Schlütersche, Hannover 2009, ISBN 978-3-89993-662-9 , p. 147.
- Designs and projects by Hermann Eggert in the holdings of the Architekturmuseum der TU Berlin
- Hermann Eggert. In: arch INFORM .
- Fine arts - members: Hermann Eggert on the ADK website.
- Godehard Hoffmann: Architecture for the Nation? Cologne, 2000, p. 160 ff.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Eggert, Georg Peter Hermann (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German architect, Prussian construction officer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 3, 1844|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Castle (near Magdeburg)|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 12, 1920|
|Place of death||Weimar|