Chris Williams on Frei Otto

In this interview Chris Williams shares his thoughts about the architect Frei Otto, who was awarded the Pritzker award just before his passing in 2015.

Dr. Chris Williams is structural engineer and member of the Architecture and Engineering Research group. He has worked with some of the best engineering and architectural practices such as Arup, Atelier One, Buro Happold, Foster and Partners. During his career he has been part of creating some of the most iconic buildings of our time such as British Museum Court Roof and Mannheim Mulithalle. In this interview by Emil Adiels, also member of the research group, Chris shares his thoughts about the architect Frei Otto, who was awarded the Pritzker award just before his passing in 2015. Emil asked Chris if he could elaborate on both how Frei Otto was as person aswell as a professional.

The interview is part of a research project by Emil Adiels funded by ARQ.