Experimental architect Raimund Abraham, 76, dies in car accident

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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

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