frankfurt - German planner and architect Albert Speer junior died on Friday night at the age of 83. That has heard DPA press office from political circles in Frankfurt. The Bild magazine reported that Speer had fallen a day earlier, including a broken hip in the hospital.
Speer, who was active worldwide with his desk, was always overshadowed by his father-in-law, the architect of Adolf Hitler and a bishop, but learned life with the history of his family. He was born in Berlin in 1934 and studied engineering as a furniture maker in Munich.
Speer Jr. grew into a much sought after architect. He worked on numerous German and international projects. Later, he was involved in the Beijing Olympic Games infrastructure. He designed the wide boulevard between the Forbidden City and the Great Olympic Stadium, the Bird Nest.