Stjepan Planic

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Birthday
27, 1900
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Dec 26, 1980 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1900
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Dec 26, 1980 (79)

About

Croatian modernist and functionalist architect who received the Vladimir Nazor Award in 1968. He was a member of the Earth Group with Drago Ibler.

Before Fame

He was employed by architect Rudolf Lubinsky from 1920 until 1922. He opened his own firm in 1927. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, from 1927 until 1931.

Trivia

He claimed to be a proponent of low-cost housing; however, he frequently designed luxurious villas.

Family Life

His family was residing in Zagreb when he was born, which was a center for the arts and culture.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright were fellow modernist architects.