GENTZ, Heinrich
(b. 1766, Breslau, d. 1811, Berlin)


German architect. He worked in the Neoclassical style and developed a style of simple, clear forms. His important works are the Münze (Royal Mint) at the Werderschenmarkt, Berlin (1798-1800), and the Theater in Lauchstädt (1802). He was also involved in the conversion of the Weimar castle.