Vjenceslav Richter

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Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Dec 2, 2002 (85)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Dec 2, 2002 (85)

About

Associated with the New Tendencies movement and known for his museum, industrial, and interior designs. He was awarded the 1981 Herder Prize and the 1993 Vladimir Nazor Award.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Zagreb in 1949, where he had been trained by architectural professor Zdenko Strižić.

Trivia

He was a founding member of Exat 51, an artistic collective that also included such notables as architect Božidar Rašica and painter Aleksandar Srnec.

Family Life

He and his wife donated their artwork and their house to the city of Zagreb in 1980.

Associated With

He and Frank Lloyd Wright were fellow architects.