Vladimir Sterk

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Birthday
5, 1891
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 6, 1941 (50)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
5, 1891
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 6, 1941 (50)

About

Croatian architect who most famously designed residential buildings and villas. He was a participant in the first exhibition of Yugoslav contemporary architecture in Belgrade in 1931.

Before Fame

He spent time in Russia in prison after fighting in World War I. He used this time as an opportunity to become well-versed in Russian wooden vernacular architecture. He graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1921.

Trivia

He worked in the office of fellow architect, Ignjat Fischer, for a time.

Family Life

He died of leukemia in 1941 and was survived by his wife, Aleksandrina Favalli, and two sons, Vojko and Veljko. The family eventually moved to Israel in 1949.

Associated With

He and Oskar Kaufmann were fellow Jewish architects.