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Modernism, Social Housing

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September 19th 1930, Sevnica, Slovenia

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vladimir Braco Mušič Change this

Change thisLjubljana, Slovenia
born 1930, Sevnica
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Vladimir Braco Mušič was the central figure of the first post-war generation of architects coming from the school of Edvard Ravnikar. In 1949 he enrolled at the Architecture Department of the Technical Faculty in Ljubljana. Already as a student of the third year of architecture, he attended the 9th Congress of CIAM in Aix-en-Provence, France and in 1956 as the journalist of Arhitekt attended the tenth meeting of its members in Dubrovnik. There he established contacts with leading names of American urbanism. In 1961 he was appointed as an assistant of Ravnikar. In the academic year 1963/64, he enrolled at the Graduate School of Design (GSD) at Harvard University in the United States, where he finished his masted in 1964.

He was employed at the Urban Planning Institute SRS and for some time he was also his director. Between 1966-72 he was one of the directors of the US-Yugoslav project for the study of regional and urban planning. As a researcher in the field of urban planning he introduced new methodologies related to the works of Lewis Mumford, Kevin Lynch, Donald Appleyard. He was teaching Urbanism at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana for ten years until 1990, later he was a lecturer at the Department of Landscape Architecture in Ljubljana. He published in magazines Arhitekt, Naši razgledi, Sinteza, Arhitektov bilten, ČiP, Teorija in praksa in Urbani izziv. He wrote several books, including Urbanism - Fairy Tales and Reality.



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