Slavko Lowy

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Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Apr 1, 1996 (91)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Apr 1, 1996 (91)

About

Croatian architect who designed and built Zagreb's first skyscraper. Participated in the reconstruction of Nama department stores in Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1945 following World War II, but was forced by the Communist regime to switch to the Bureau of Architecture project in 1946.

Before Fame

He attended Vienna Technical College and the Royal Technical College. He graduated from Dresden in 1930 and was employed by Ignjat Fischer's architectural studio.

Trivia

He was unable to work during World War II because of the Nazi threat, and he spent the war years moving from one Zagreb hiding place to another.

Family Life

He was born into a wealthy Croatian Jewish family. His parents were both victims of the Holocaust.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright were both renowned architects.