b. Innsbruck (Tyrol), March 19, 1892, d. Innsbruck, Aug. 28, 1974, architect, modern constructions adapted to Alpine conditions but without copying the rural style typical of the region. In Tyrol, was an innovator in the construction of modern hotels, restaurants, town houses, small religious buildings and especially technical facilities in extreme Alpine conditions.
Works#Station building of the Nordkettenbahn, 1927/28; House Ortner, Haydnplatz, Innsbruck, 1930-1932; Country House Zach, Reith, 1932; House Mittermayr, Koessen, 1933/34 (all in Tyrol).
Literature#H. Mackowitz, F. B., in: Beitraege zur Technikgeschichte Ti. 3, 1971; J. Marte, F. B., doctoral thesis, Innsbruck 1978.