Kuno from Pentz

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Kuno Otto Heino Friedrich Wilhelm von Pentz , also Cuno von Pentz , (born September 18, 1857 in Neustrelitz , † September 3, 1936 in Potsdam ) was a German architect and Prussian construction officer .


Kuno von Pentz came from the old Mecklenburg noble family von Pentz . He was the second son of Colonel Karl Wilhelm August von Pentz (1817–1897) and his wife Anna, geb. von Oertzen (* 1833) from Ankershagen . From 1878 to 1883 he studied architecture at the Technical University of Hanover , where he was a student of Conrad Wilhelm Hase . Since 1882 he was a member of the Bauhütte zum Weißen Blatt in Hanover. In 1883 he joined the Prussian building administration as a government building supervisor ( trainee lawyer ). In 1887 he became a government builder (Assessor ). He initially worked in Freienwalde on the Oder and became a district building inspector here in 1898 . From 1902 to 1911 he was agricultural inspector at the provincial administration of the province of Schleswig-Holstein in Schleswig . In 1907 he was appointed government and building advisor. From 1911 until his retirement in 1922, he worked as a government and building officer with the government in Potsdam.

Kuno von Pentz married Anna born in 1890 in Freienwalde. von Zychlinska (born July 26, 1867 in Kölpin, † May 8, 1945 in Plau am See ). The couple had two daughters.



Kirchwarft on Hooge
  • 1905–1908: Police service building in Kiel (not preserved)
  • 1907–1908: Pastorate on the Hallig Hooge (preserved)
  • 1908–1909: Service residential building for the district auxiliary officer and for the gendarme on Heligoland (not preserved)
  • 1910–1911: Church of the Good Shepherd in Kiel-Pries

After the conversion of the forest seed kiln in Eberswalde he designed, Kuno von Pentz developed into a specialist in the construction and equipment of these facilities and was involved in the construction or conversion of 10 seed kilns. The concept of the safety kiln or safety cycle goes back to him . He worked with the company Möller & Pfeifer, oven and dryer construction in Berlin. In 1927 Pentz and Möller & Pfeifer received a patent for their method and device for clinking forest seeds . The seed kilns he designed include:


  • Improvements in the production of softwood seeds. Julius Springer, Berlin 1926. ( reprint : Springer, Heidelberg 2013, ISBN 9783662326046. )



  • Ernst Rohmeder: The seeds in forestry. Parey, Hamburg / Berlin 1972, ISBN 3-490-06916-1 , pp. 83-87.

Web links

  • Record on Kuno von Pentz in the database architects and artists with direct reference to Conrad Wilhelm Hase (1818–1902) , accessed on June 17, 2018

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Friedrich von Meyenn : Documented history of the von Pentz family. Volume 2, Bärensprung, Schwerin 1900, p. 598 (§ 466). ( limited preview on Google Books )
  2. The new rectory on Hallig Hooge. In: Zentralblatt der Bauverwaltung , 29th year 1909, p. 341 f.
  3. History of the Jatznick forest seed machine ( memento of the original from April 13, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.wald-mv.de
  4. Elisabeth Fuhrmann: The Forest Seed in the German economy. Jena 1926, p. 30.
  5. Patent DE 449269 C , accessed on April 13, 2016
  6. Zentralblatt der Bauverwaltung , Volume 24, 1904, p. 453.
  7. Zentralblatt der Bauverwaltung , 28th year 1908, p. 629.
  8. Zentralblatt der Bauverwaltung , 35th year 1915, p. 649.