Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 23, 1897

Date of Death: January 18, 2000

Birth City: Vienna

Birth Country: Austria

Notes: First female Austrian architect and an activist in the Nazi resistance movement



Subject: "Frankfurt Kitchen"

Description: a built in kitchen

Subject: Kindergartens

Subject: Student homes

Subject: schools/community buildings


Employer: Adolf Loos

Notes: Planned residential estates for World War I veterans


Name: Ernst May

Project: Frankfurt's housing shortage

City: Frankfort am Main

Country: Germany


No apprenticeships on record


Name: Architecture Award


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Notable Projects

Title: Frankfurt Kitchen

Description: Prototype of built-in kitchen (railroad dining car kitchen as her model

City: Frankfort am Main

Country: Germany

Start Date: 1926

Notes: The Frankfurt City Council eventually installed 10,000 of her mass-produced, prefabricated kitchens in newly-built working-class apartments.


Institution: University of Applied Arts - Kunstgewerbeschule

Notes: Studied architecture under Oskar Strnad


Professional Affiliations

Publications By

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Publications About

Title: Architektin

Author: Archer, Robyn

Publication: Play based on Schutte-Lihotzky's life


Notes: Produced by the state Theatre Co. of South Australia

Title: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky. Soziale Architektur - Zeitzeugin eines Jahrhunderts

Author: Peter Noever, MAK (Ed.), Authors: Renate Allmayer-Beck, Susanne Baumgartner-Haindl, Marion Lindner-Gross, Christine Zwing

Publication: Book

Issue: ISBN 3-205-98607-5.

Publisher: Bohlau

City: Vienna

Date Published: 1996