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Ivan Vitić

Split, Zagreb, Croatia
born 1917, Šibenik

Ivan Vitić was an important modernist architect in the period of Yugoslavia. He worked mostly on the territory of today's Croatia.

Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in Zagreb he worked as an assistant at the Department of Architectural Composition from 1941 to 1943. He was involved..

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Adolf Meyer

Berlin, Germany
born 1881, Mechernich

Adolf Meyer (Mechernich, 17 June 1881 - Baltrum, 14 July 1929) was a German architect. A student and employee of Peter Behrens, Meyer became the office manager of Walter Gropius practice around 1915. This collaboration, which lasted until 1914, resulted in a number of important 20th century..

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Tony Garnier

Lyon, France
born 1869, Roquefort-la-Bédoule

Tony Garnier was an architect and urban planner, known for his utopian proposal of "industrial city". Through his passion for architecture, he tried to find a solution to the problem of social housing. He was a student at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In 1904 he presented his urban project of..

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Charles Luckman

Los Angeles, USA
born 1909, Kansas City

Charles Luckman was an American businessman and architect, famous as the "Boy Wonder of American Business" when he was named president of the Pepsodent toothpaste company in 1939 at the age of 30. Through acquisition, he later became president of Lever Brothers. Luckman had always wanted to be an..

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Rosemary Stjernstedt

London, United Kingdom
born 1912, Birmnigham

Rosemary Stjernstedt was an English architect and town planner. She began her career designing furniture in London and then worked on production drawings for the Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham. After completing her education and moving to Sweden, she focused on town planning. After..

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Ivan Vurnik

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1884, Radovljica

Ivan Vurnik was a Slovene architect that helped found the Ljubljana School of Architecture. He was born in an artisan's family in Radovljica. His father was a rather wealthy stonemason and Ivan was sent to school first to Kranj and then to Ljubljana. Vurnik graduated summa cum laude in 1912 from..

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Ilija Arnautović

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1924, Ljubljana

Ilija Arnautović (1924 – 23rd January, 2009) was a Slovenian architect of Serbian descent. He was a student of Edvard Ravnikar in Ljubljana. He is known for many projects during the Slovenian socialism (1960-1981). His works include the design and construction of housing in Ljubljana (Ljubljana..

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Juan O'Gorman

Mexico City, Mexico
born 1905, Mexico City

Juan O’Gorman was a Mexican architect and muralist, known for his mosaic designs that adorned the facades of buildings. O’Gorman was influenced by drawing and composition through his father, Cecil Crawford O’Gorman, an Irish painter who settled in Mexico. Despite this influence, he chose to focus..

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