Drago Ibler

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Birthday
14, 1894
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 12, 1964 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1894
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 12, 1964 (70)

About

Modernist architect famous for his 10-story "Wooden Skyscraper" in Zagreb. Founder of the Earth Group and a member of CIAM. He also built villas on the Korčula island and Zagreb.

Before Fame

He studied under German architect Hans Poelzig; years later, Ibler became an architectural pedagogue himself, holding teaching positions at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts and at the University of Geneva.

Trivia

His District Labour Insurance Building was one of the first examples of modern architecture in Yugoslavia.

Family Life

He was born in the city of Zagreb, which was a center for the arts and culture.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Le Corbusier.