Gull, Gustav

ARCHITECT (SWITZERLAND)
BORN 7 Dec 1858, Altstetten, Zürich - DIED 10 Jun 1942, Zürich
GRAVE LOCATION Zürich: Friedhof Sihlfeld A (FG 81096)

Gustav Gull came from a family of architects. He studied architecture himself in Zürich and Geneva. In 1883/1884 he travelled in Italy. From 1895 to 1900 he held the position of Stadtbaumeister in Zürich. After 1900 he was a professor at the Polytechnikum in Zürich.

His works includes the Villa Sihlberg (1898), the Zürich Town Hall (1898-1901), the Sternewarte Urania (1905-1909) and the main post office in Luzern. He was also the designer of the Swiss National Museum.

Images

The grave of Gustav Gull at the Sihlfeld Cemetery, Zürich.
Picture by Androom (18 Aug 2005)

 

Sources
Gustav Gull – Wikipedia


Gundolf, Friedrich

Published: 28 Apr 2018
Last update: 28 Apr 2018