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Margrit Kennedy

Margrit Kennedy

German architect
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German architect
A.K.A. Margrit I. Kennedy
Countries Germany
Occupations Architect Writer University teacher
Gender female
Birth 21 November 1939 (Chemnitz)
Death 28 December 2013 (Steyerberg)
Star sign Scorpio
Residence Lebensgarten Steyerberg
Family
Spouse: Declan Kennedy
The details
Biography

Margrit Kennedy (November 21, 1939, Chemnitz - December 28, 2013, Steyerberg) was a German architect, professor, environmentalist, author and world authority on and advocate of complementary currencies and an interest- and inflation-free economy. In 2011, she initiated the movement Occupy Money.

Biography

Kennedy was an architect with a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. She worked as an urban planner in Germany, Nigeria, Scotland and the United States. In 1991, she was appointed Professor of Ecological Building Technologies at the Department of Architecture, University of Hanover.

She stated that her work on ecological architecture in 1982 led her to the discovery that it is "virtually impossible to carry out sound ecological concepts on the scale required today, without fundamentally altering the present money system or creating new complementary currencies".

Her most famous book—Interest and Inflation Free Money, Creating an Exchange Medium that Works for Everybody and Protects the Earth (1987) — has been revised several times and translated into 22 languages.

She is survived by her husband, Irish architect Declan Kennedy, and one daughter, Antja. They live in the ecovillage of Lebensgarten in Steyerberg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

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