The Professor Albert Speer – Foundation mourns its founder

Professor Albert Speer passed away on September 15th, 2017 afternoon in Frankfurt suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 83 in the presence of close family members.

To the obituary

To the book of condolences


The Professor Albert Speer – Foundation was established in 1994 by Prof. Albert Speer. The Foundation’s mission is to support and educate students and graduates in the fields of architecture and planning who have not yet turned 35. Fellowship holders are supported in realizing outstanding projects and the Foundation also advances architecture and planning at the international level.

Management Board and Board of Trustees

The original Board of Trustees consisted of Prof. Albert Speer, Friedbert Greif, Managing Partner at AS+P Albert Speer + Partner GmbH in Frankfurt/Main, and Hanskarl Protzmann, formerly Frankfurt Municipal Buildings Officer. The Management Board is made up of Prof. Bernd Scholl and Gerda Schneider.


The Foundation’s mission is to realize cultural and scientific events, projects in the applied arts, lectures, courses and other events of a cultural or scientific nature or in the applied arts or teaching – in the overall field of architecture and planning. Prizes are bestowed for outstanding achievements and scholarships awarded to promote young researchers in the fields of architecture and planning.