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Janez Lajovic

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1932, Zagreb

Janez Lajovic graduated from the professor Ravnikar (1957). As a member of Ravnikar's school he develops an architectural regionalism in Slovenia. He implements local characteristics and qualities of urban landscape into design of buildings. This is most evident in the case of hotel Prisank. He..

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Hotel Prisank

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
by Janez Lajovic, ...

One of the first case of Slovenian regionalism. The volume of the structure follow the natural landscape. The regionalism quality is in a contemporary redefinition of traditional architectural elements (roof) and materials (wood). We can expose the wood element of the motif of floating roof,..

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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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Peter Kušan

Dubrovnik, Croatia
born 1932, Zagreb

Peter Kušan graduated from the School of Architecture in Zagreb (1958). His design is mainly focused on the hotel and public buildings. According to Kenneth Frampton is one of the representatives of Critical regionalism (Hotel Plat (1971).

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Pieris House

Colombo, Sri Lanka
by Minnette de Silva

The Pieris House was De Silva's first commission in Colombo distinguished by open courtyards and terraces blurring the confines between interiors and exteriors with authentic local details like decorative leaf inlays on balconies and gates. This meda midula would become a hallmark of many of her..

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Stephanie Kyuyoung Lee (OHR)

New York, USA
est. 2018, New York City

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is a critical spatial practice operating within the instability of capitalism. It uses spatial work in various forms to postulate and question the politics of space, identity, colonial history, and extractive economy to get closer to a new collective future...

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Neoptolemos Michaelides

Nicosia, Cyprus
born 1920, Nicosia

Neoptolemos Michaelides (1920 -1992) was born in Nicosia Cyprus and he is celebrated as one of the most important representatives of modern architecture in Cyprus. He began his studies in Milan, in 1940, under great architects like Gio Ponti and Bruno Zevi but when WWII broke out he returned to..

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