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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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Ivanka Raspopović

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1930, Belgrade

Ivanka Raspopović (Belgrade, 1930-2015) was a Serbian Modernist architect. She started her career in the construction company Rad from 1945 to 1955. Later she moved to Srbijaprojekt, where she stayed until 1960. From 1961 to 1964 she worked in the company Zlatibor, and then again in Srbijaprojekt..

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The bus terminal in Podgorica was built in 1968, according to the project of Svetlana Kana Radević. She created an architecture that contributed significantly to the identity of Podgorica. The Bus terminal is located near the city center. After more than 40 years of work, spatially and..

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Documentation of Cities

Rijeka, Split, Ubli, Croatia
by Sonja Jankov

Recent series are focusing on architecture in three coastal cities in Croatia: Rijeka (European Capital of Culture 2020), Split and Ubli. All three segments - Photo-construction of Architecture: Rijeka, Late Modernism in Split and Terra nUBLLIus - are deprived of any dynamics and people, using..

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Villa Srebrno

Srebrno, Croatia
by Nikola Dobrović

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Villa Rusalka

Dubrovnik, Croatia
by Nikola Dobrović

The volumetric simplicity and symmetry of the series of villas that Dobrović built in Dubrovnik in the decade of the nineteen-thirties, relates then at the same time to the rules of International Style, and to the local tradition of country mansions built by the Dubrovnik elite. The simultaneous..

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Villa Svid

Zaton, Croatia
by Nikola Dobrović

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Villa Adonis

Dubrovnik, Croatia
by Nikola Dobrović

[h]The Manifesto[/h]
The cross section of Villa Adonis resembles a physical manifesto of Functionalism that has been adapted to the Mediterranean climate and to the sloping terrain. Its introverted volume rises above an open porch on four reinforced concrete columns, while its back leans against..

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Mimoza Nestorova-Tomić

Skopje, Macedonia
born 1929, Struga

Mimoza Nestorova-Tomić is a Macedonian architect, planner, and urban designer, who played a significant role in the masterplan and reconstruction of Skopje after the 1963 earthquake. Initially she worked specifically in the team for social planning with Polservice, the Polish consultants,..

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Nives Kalin Vehovar

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1932, Ljubljana

Nives Kalin Vehovar (Ljubljana, 1932-2007) was a Slovenian architect and designer. She graduated at the Faculty of architecture in Ljubljana in 1958. She was employed as an architect in several Slovenian engineering offices and collaborated mostly with her husband Franc Vehovar. They worked on..

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One of the gestures of international solidarity, initiated by the disaster of 1963 was the creation of the outstanding international collection of modern art trough donations. This action was initiated by artist, historians of arts, international associations, museums and galleries from all over..

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Ljiljana Bakić

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1939, Belgrade

On women in architecture in Serbia, we certainly cannot talk without mentioning Ljiljana Bakić, an author who, individually and in cooperation with her husband Dragoljub Bakić, designed and built a large number of buildings in Belgrade and other cities in Serbia, as well as abroad. Today, the..

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Murgle Settlement

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Marta Ivanšek, ...

In the 1960, the widespread construction of cooperative flats in Slovenia triggered the development of compact individual urban complexes in the hope that they would become a viable alternative to the high-rise apartment buildings that prevailed at that time. A campaign "apartments made to our..

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