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Hotel Pelegrin

Dubrovnik, Croatia
by David Finci

Hotel Pelegrin was designed by the Sarajevo-based architect David Finci in 1963. The hotel’s architecture drew considerable acclaim in the 1960s new tendencies, defined by creative evolution and a certain detachment from the tradition of modernism, emerge in Croatian art and architecture. At the..

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Hotel Ambasador

Dubrovnik, Croatia
by Peter Kušan

During the 1960s, a number of tourist facilities were built in the village of Plat, located just six kilometers from Dubrovnik Airport, which had just opened in 1962. Spread out over three sandy beaches and surrounded by pine and cyprus trees, the facilities were part of a state-owned company and..

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Commissioned by maritime captain Antun Sesan, Grand Hotel on the island Lopud (Croatia) was the first building designed by architect Nikola Dobrović that was realised in Yugoslavia. In March 1934 Dobrović moved from Prague to Lopud in order to plan, organize and supervise the construction of the..

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Hotel Fjord

Kotor, Montenegro
by Zlatko Ugljen

Hotel Fjord stands in a prime location, at the very end of Boka Kotorska Bay and close to Kotor’s historic center, a UNESCO-protected site. The design by Zlatko Ugljen, a Yugoslavian architect of Bosnian origin, was selected through an open architecture competition. When it was completed in 1986,..

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The National Library in Pristina, Kosovo was designed by Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković and opened in 1982. The library, with its 73 small domes, was supposed to be the focal point of the complex of university buildings.

When Mutnjakovic was commissioned to design a library for the..

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Welbeck Street Car Park

London, United Kingdom
by Michael Blampied

In the 1960s Debenhams department stores planned a new, flagship store on London’s Oxford Street. Westminster Council’s planning regulations at that time required such schemes to provide parking facilities, hence, a car park was commissioned behind the new shop and opposite the head offices,..

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Romanian Academy Library

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
by Radu Spanu, ...

Established in the early 1950s, with the Cluj-Napoca Branch of the Romanian Academy and subordinated to it, the Library of the Cluj-Napoca Branch of the Romanian Academy brought together, under a common name, several funds of books scattered in different locations in Transylvania: Blaj, Satu..

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Cirugeda collaborated with the Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló (EACC). Curated by Juan de Nieves, it was built as a physical reflection on the uses and availability of the art centre to its surrounding community. It was part of a wider project that Cirugeda did with the EACC, that gained..

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