News, notes and follow-ups

« Previous Post | Afterword Home | Next Post »

Experimental architect Raimund Abraham, 76, dies in car accident


Raimund Abraham, an iconoclastic architect from Austria who had been teaching at the Southern California Institute of Architecture since 2003, died early Thursday in a car accident in downtown Los Angeles, the school said. He was 76.

Abraham died only hours after giving a lecture at SCI-Arc.

Christopher Hawthorne, The Times' architecture critic, has more here. And a full obituary will follow at

-- Claire Noland

Photo: Architect Raimund Abraham, with one of his installations at SCI-Arc in 2003. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Post a comment
If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate.
Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In

Comments (0)

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.


Recommended on Facebook


In Case You Missed It...

Profiles of military personnel killed in Iraq
and Afghanistan.


Lives in Pictures »

Search Paid Obituaries »

First Name
Last Name
Powered by ©

Yesterday's Obituaries