Gustav Lilienthal
Gustav Lilienthal was a German social reformer
Reform movement
A reform movement is a kind of social movement that aims to make gradual change, or change in certain aspects of society, rather than rapid or fundamental changes...

, a pioneer in building and construction technology (Prefabricated buildings), inventor of different Construction set
Construction set
A construction set is a set of standardized pieces that allow for the construction of a variety of different models. The pieces avoid the lead time of manufacturing custom pieces, and of requiring special training or design time to construct complex systems...

s (e. g. Anchor Stone Blocks
Anchor Stone Blocks
Anchor Stone Blocks are stone building blocks made in Rudolstadt, Germany. They are so precisely cut and polished that they fit together perfectly. They are made in three colors in imitation of the red brick, tan limestone, and blue slate of European buildings...

) and involved in the pioneering work of his brother, Otto Lilienthal
Otto Lilienthal
Otto Lilienthal was a German pioneer of human aviation who became known as the Glider King. He was the first person to make well-documented, repeated, successful gliding flights. He followed an experimental approach established earlier by Sir George Cayley...

 in aviation.

External links

  • Gustav Lilienthal on the website of Otto-Lilienthal-Museum
    The Otto-Lilienthal-Museum in Anklam is a museum about the "glider king" Otto Lilienthal, the flight pioneer, as well as a pioneer in technical, social and cultural projects.-History:The town of Anklam is Lilienthal’s birth place...

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