Wilhelm Scholter

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Wilhelm Scholter (born February 11, 1858 in Bern , Switzerland ; † January 6, 1915 in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim , Germany ) was an architect and university professor . He was a representative of Art Nouveau and mainly worked in Stuttgart .


Dragonfly fountain in Stuttgart
Crematorium at the Prague cemetery in Stuttgart

He studied architecture at the Technical University of Stuttgart with Christian Friedrich von Leins and Alexander von Tritschler and was professor of architecture at the building trade school in Karlsruhe since 1882 . He was then appointed professor of architecture at the Stuttgart building trade school, where he also worked as a freelance architect. Scholter died on January 6, 1915 at the age of 56 in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.

Work (incomplete)

  • Houses in Herdweg 56 and 58 in Stuttgart (1898/1899)
  • Dragonfly fountain in Stuttgart (1904)
  • Crematorium of the Pragfriedhof in Stuttgart (1905–1907)
  • Villa in Hauptmannsreute 16 and 16b (1908/1909)
  • Villa at Dillmannstrasse 15 in Stuttgart


  • Christine Breig: The construction of villas and country houses in Stuttgart 1830–1930. (= Publications of the Archives of the City of Stuttgart , Volume 84.) Hohenheim Verlag, Stuttgart / Leipzig 2000, ISBN 3-89850-964-8 , pp. 536f.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Henning Winter: The architecture of the crematoria in the German Empire 1878-1918. JH Röll, Dettelbach 2001, pp. 313-317 (on the Stuttgart crematorium, footnote 5 with biographical information on Scholter, on google books )
  2. ^ A b State capital Stuttgart: List of cultural monuments. North District; this location as a PDF file  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@ 2Template: Toter Link / www.stuttgart.de  
  3. A villa with a past. In: Stuttgarter Zeitung from May 12, 2007 (online) ( Memento from September 11, 2012 in the web archive archive.today )