Egon Riss

Egon Riss was born in Austria in 1901. He was educated at the Weiner Technische Hochschule (the Vienna Institute of Technology and Science) in 1923 and also at the Bauhaus in Weimar where he became acquainted with Oskar Kokoschka and Paul Klee. He quickly established a reputation by winning a competition for a clinic and health insurance office, followed by a number of other public buildings and private houses of advanced design.

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