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

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Ivan Vitić

Split, Zagreb, Croatia
born 1917, Šibenik

Ivan Vitić was an important modernist architect in the period of Yugoslavia. He worked mostly on the territory of today's Croatia.

Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in Zagreb he worked as an assistant at the Department of Architectural Composition from 1941 to 1943. He was involved..

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On 21 October 1941 thousands of civilians, mostly men, workers, peasants, professors, students, priests, and a group of Roma children were shot dead in the area of today's Memorial Park of Šumarica. The symbolism of the October genocide is transferred in the architectural concept constructed in..

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Edvard Ravnikar is the author of numerous remembrance sites of the People's Liberation Struggle, which are designed as architectural compositions, typically without sculptures, and are intended chiefly to honour the victims, rather than to glorify the victors. The largest of these is the internee..

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Nikola Dobrović

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1897, Pécs

Nikola Dobrović, a Serbian architect and urban planner, is generally considered to be Yugoslavia’s most important modern architect, having significantly contributed to the nation’s post-war identity. Recognised among the European intellectual avant-garde, he was a pioneer among Yugoslavian..

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Partisan Cemetery Mostar

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Partisan Memorial Cemetery is located in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project was finished in 1965, honoring Yugoslav Partisans who were killed during the World War II in Mostar. It's located in the part of the town called Bijeli Brijeg and displays all the features of a complex..

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Memorial complex to the Battle of Sutjeska

Tjentiste, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Miodrag Živković, ...

The Battle of Sutjeska was one of the most difficult and bloodiest battles of the World War II in Yugoslavia, in which Partisan forces engaged against joint German-Italian and quisling troops. The battle, also know as the Fifth Offensive or Operation "Schwarz" took place between 15 May and 15..

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Residence in Tjentište

Tjentište, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Zlatko Ugljen

The basic compositional concept reveals a fragmented structure of rural mountain agglomerations of this region. Various facilities are placed under the pyramid roofs without following any evident arrangement. The central pyramid roof covers a space with fireplace, recalling the atmosphere of the..

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Skenderija

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Živorad Janković, ...

Designed by Živorad Janković and Halid Muhasilović, Skederija is a multi-functional cultural and sports centre completed in 1969. It was opened on 29 November 1969 by hosting a première of the film Battle of Neretva. This building was the first of its kind in the former Yugoslavia and in many..

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Home of Revolution

Nikšić, Montenegro
by Marko Mušič

The original design brief for the Home of Revolution (Dom Revolucije) stipulated that the building’s surface area should measure 7,230 square meters. However, during the design process, the surface area tripled to 21,738 square meters. Dom Revolucije was built as a memorial to those who died..

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Kajak Club Galeb

Podgorica, Montenegro
by Vukota Tupa Vukotić

Kayak Club “Galeb” is located in Podgorica, on the left bank of the Morača river, just above Labud beach. Initially, the building included a restaurant, beach café, and kayaking club. Galeb was abandoned after several attempts to maintain the beach bar; the original kayaking club did not last..

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Vukota Tupa Vukotić

Podgorica, Montenegro
born 1932, Cetinje

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Svetlana Kana Radević

Podgorica, Montenegro
born 1937, Cetinje

Svetlana Kana Radević (1937-2000) was the first woman architect in Montenegro. She graduated from the Faculty of Architecture Belgrade and reached the final year at the Art History Department at the Faculty of Philosophy, studying at two Faculties at the same time. She obtained a master's degree..

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Hotel Podgorica

Podgorica, Montenegro
by Svetlana Kana Radević

The most important of Kana’s works is Hotel Podgorica in Podgorica, Montenegro, whose design was the winning proposal at the competition. It was also her first important work which placed her at the very top of the architectural scene. The hotel was officially open on July 13th 1967, the..

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Monument to the Revolution

Kozara, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Dušan Džamonija

Monument to the Revolution (Spomenik Revoluciji) is a World War II memorial sculpture by Dušan Džamonja, located at Mrakovica, one of the highest peaks of Kozara mountain, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is dedicated to the fierce battle and 2.500 Yugoslav partisan fighters and..

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Dušan Džamonija


born 1928, Strumica

Dušan Džamonja was a contemporary Croatian sculptor of Macedonian ancestry. Džamonja draws primarily in chalk and uses the technique of washed ink. He has used many materials, from bronze and iron to wood, glass, concrete and polyester in his sculptures. "He developed new ways of using..

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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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Vjenceslav Richter

Zagreb, Croatia
born 1917, Drenova

Vjenceslav Richter (8 April 1917 – 2 December 2002) was a Croatian architect. He was also known for his work in the fields of urbanism, sculpture, graphic arts, painting and stage design. Richter graduated at the Department of Architecture of the Technical Faculty of the University of Zagreb..

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Darko Marušić

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1940, Omiš

Darko Marušić studied at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, where he graduated in 1965. He remained as a professor at the faculty until his retirement. He is the member of the graphic design section ULUPUDUS, a regular member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia and..

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The monument is dedicated to the warriors fallen in the liberation wars, starting from the First Balkan war to the Second world war. Grouping different motives - a vertical dominant, a radial sequence of elements, separate groups - she managed to create a unique and moved memorial center. The..

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