- Category : 1878-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (17,43)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX The Clarion 1
German architect, internationally known as a representative of Berlin Modernism Housing Estates before World War I and during the Weimar Republic (1910s to 1930s). Most of his creations today are under Cultural heritage management, some are part of a World Heritage Site.
Ahrends was able to work until 1935, when the Nazi government ordered a general professional disqualification through Berufsverbot for Jews and others. In 1936 he fled to Italy. From there he made it to Britain in 1939, where he lived without a job in poor conditions. After World War II he emigrated to South Africa, where hHe died soon after his arrival, on 24 July 1948, aged 70.