Henri Meyer was a Swiss architect born in 1856 in Fribourg. Bilingual, Henri Meyer started his architectural studies at ETZ Zürich, continued in Stuttgart and finally went to the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1888, he developed the plans for the Bank of Bulgaria in Sofia. In 1898, he returned to Switzerland and started to work in Lausanne, first in association with Jacques Regamey and later opened his own architectural practice. He died in 1930.