Viktor Axmann

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Birthday
29, 1878
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 3, 1946 (67)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1878
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 3, 1946 (67)

About

Urban planner who designed the Urania Cinema in Croatia. He originally embraced the secession style, but following World War I, he trended towards modernism, building the Apprentices' Dormitory in Osijek and the Workers' Insurance Office in 1923.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Technical University in Munich and later studied architecture in Vienna, where he came under the influence of the innovating urban architects, Josef Hoffman, Otto Wagner, and Camillo Sitte.

Trivia

He designed and constructed numerous, secession-style buildings in the city of Osijek.

Family Life

His family was residing in Osijek when he was born; he lived and worked there for most of his life.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright were fellow moderninst architects.