Schiffler, Sigmund Mathias
Schiffler, Sigmund Mathias, b. Vienna, Oct. 13, 1889, d. Klagenfurt (Carinthia), Nov. 19, 1944. Architect. After completing the School of Arts and Crafts he attended a special school for architects under F. Ohmann. Studied at the Academy of Graphic Art (Akademie der bildenden Künste) in Vienna. After captivity in Russia, two years of constructional works in Sagorod near Vladivostok. He then founded an atelier with A. Eigener in Vienna in 1921, from 1927 architect in Klagenfurt. In 1938 he and his family were persecuted for political reasons, and his licence as an architect was withdrawn from 1939-1943.
Works: Klagenfurt: city garage Liegl, 1929; residential building "Dreadnought", 1929-1934; detached house, 1930-1933. - Steindorf (Carinthia): local office of the charity association of the Austria Tabak Werke. - Malta (Carinthia): Pflüglhof, 1938.
Literature: P. H. Schurz, S. M. S., exhibition catalogue, Klagenfurt 1986.