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The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach) in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958 for Cambodia's independence from France in 1953.
It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city. It is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa, of..

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The Monument to the Conquerors of Space (Russian: Монумент «Покорителям космоса») was erected in Moscow in 1964 to celebrate the achievements of the Soviet people in space exploration. It depicts a starting rocket that rises on its contrail. The monument is 110 m tall, has 77° incline, and is..

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Buzludzha

Shipka, Bulgaria
by Guéorguy Stoilov

This monument located on Mount Buzludzha is the biggest ideological building in Bulgaria. It was built in 1981 as a tribute to the creation of the Bulgarian socialist movement of 1891. Several access roads were built (today in a really bad condition) from Shipka and from the main road Stara..

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Bogdan Bogdanović

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1922, Belgrade

Bogdan Bogdanović (20 August 1922 − 18 June 2010) was a Serbian architect, urbanist and essayist. He taught architecture at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Architecture, where he also served as dean. Bogdanović wrote numerous articles about urbanism, especially about its mythic and symbolic..

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Jasenovac Monument

Jasenovac, Croatia
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Jasenovac Monument is a monument devoted to the victims of the Ustasha genocide during World War II in Jasenovac. Designed by Bogdan Bogdanović and unveiled in 1966, it serves as a reminder of the atrocities perpetrated in the Jasenovac concentration camp.

In 1951 Bogdan Bogdanović won a..

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Le Cylindre Sonore is a cylindrical space located within Parc de la Villete, that is conceived as a hub or transitional space within the landscape. The space uses sound as the primary element to provide the transition between the north and south sides of the park. It is built..

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Spomen dom

Kolašin, Montenegro
by Marko Mušič

Spomen Dom was built in 1976. It is located in the city center of Kolašin, in the northern part of Montengro. It was built to commemorate the first assembly of the National Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Montenegro and Boka (the southern region of Montenegro). In the..

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Architect takes us into the memory with the formation of the path and not the body of the monument. It is a poetics of decomposition stone wall as a symbolic border between life and death. Linear design of the central path is ending with the extension (square) and an obelisk, which is located in..

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The al-Shaheed Monument (Arabic: نُصب الشهيد‎), also known as the Martyr's Memorial, is a monument in the Iraqi capital Baghdad dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died in the Iran-Iraq war. The Monument was opened in 1983, and was designed by the Iraqi architect Saman Kamal and the Iraqi..

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Makedonium

Kruševo, Macedonia
by Jordan Grabul, ...

Makedonium also known as Ilinden is a monument in Kruševo, built by Jordan Grabul and Iskra Grabuloska. It was officially opened on August 2 of 1974, on the 30th anniversary of the Second Session of the Anti-fascist Assembly for the National Liberation of Macedonia. It is dedicated to all the..

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This monument commemorates the Battle of Dražgoše, where Partisans fought a snowy winter against Germans, while also protecting local peasants from deportation. It was built in 1976, after prolonged plans by TIto to create a memorial to honor the soldiers who fought here and the villagers who..

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Vuko Bombardelli

Split, Croatia
born 1917, Split

Vuko Bombardelli was a Croatian architect who is one of the most renowned and honored designers from the Dalmatian region. Primarily was a designer and architect of large modern buildings, such as the E-57 residential housing project in Split, where his work emphasized functionalism and..

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This monument commemorates the 24 executed Partisan soldiers captured and executed on this spot by Ustaše forces as they were attempting to rise up against Axis oppression and occupation. The executed were part of the 1st Partisan Unit of Split, who were amongst some of the first in Europe to..

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Slavko Tihec

Maribor, Slovenia
born 1928, Maribor

Slavko Tihec was born into a family of railway workers in 1920s. He work his way up throughout his career to become one of the most renowned sculptors in Slovenia. He lost his father at a young age, so was raised by his mother, who encouraged his art. His first ventures into sculpture were in..

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Liberation Monument

Maribor, Slovenia
by Slavko Tihec

The monument in Maribor commemorates the nearly 700 hostages and rebels who were killed by German forces during the National Liberation War (WWII) for attempting to resist occupation. On the base of the monument there is a engraving in large letters: Resistance Liberation War Victory 1941-1945.

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Kana Radević said that "one of the most difficult architectural tasks is a monument." She designed the one on Barutani, which is hidden from the view on the highway leading from Podgorica to Cetinje. Here can stop those who want to hear the story of the Balkan, First and Second World War in three..

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Monument to the Revolution of the people of Moslavina or simply Monument to the Revolution is a World War II memorial sculpture by Dušan Džamonija, located in Podgarić, Berek, Croatia. It is dedicated to the people of Moslavina during World War II.

There is a plaque which reads: “Buried here..

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Miners Monument

Mitrovica, Kosovo
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Miners Monument is situated in the Northern half of Kosovo, in the Serbian part of the town of Mitrovica. Two columns holding a mining cart represent the mining tradition of the city. The monument is a memorial to Mitrovica’s Albanian and Serbian miners who lost their lives during World War..

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The Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria, also known as the Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument, is a large monument built on a plateau above the city of Shumen, Bulgaria. It was built in 1981 to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire. The monument is built in..

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