Roderich Fick

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Roderich Fick (November 16, 1886 Würzburg – July 13, 1955 Munich) was a German architect most prominent during the Nazi regime.

Fick trained under Theodor Fischer, became professor at the Munich Technical University in 1935, designed the Munich residence of Rudolf Hess in 1936, joined the NSDAP in 1937, and thereby secured Nazi projects such as various buildings at Adolf Hitler's Obersalzberg complex such as SS barracks. Fick also was given the task of redesigning Linz.

After the war Fick was officially classified as a Mitläufer, a 'fellow traveller', a person passively complicit in Nazi crimes. Fick participated in the reconstruction of Linz, and retired to practice in Bavaria. His first wife died 2. october 1938; in 1948 he married Catharina Büscher, 28 years younger. Daughter Friedrike was born 1950.

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