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Center Restaurant

Maribor, Slovenia
by Rudi Zupan

Minimalist modernist design in an urban context. The massive frame with smooth stone cladding lies like a large window open on both sides - the adjacent park and the inner courtyard - on the free glazed ground floor. The building completes the urban corner of Prešern street and opens the passage..

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Villa Bahovec

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Jože Mesar

Villa Bahovec, designed by the Slovene architect Jože Mesar, was built to serve as a home for the family of a then well-known pharmacist, Leon Bahovec. It was built in Ljubljana, specifically on Erjavčeva road 11, in 1935, as a modernist villa that showed off the family's status (it was common..

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Hotel Bellevue

Pohorje, Slovenia
by Ivan Kocmut

The construction of the Pohorje cable car is part of a comprehensive study of the regulation of Pohorje. The building represents a modern design of different volumes on the ridge, clad in wood paneling or stone. The central element of the design is a glass catering facility under a steep gabled..

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Terraced Houses

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Fürst Danilo

One of the best examples of terraced houses in Slovenia. Concentrated, tall terraced houses designed in the 1950s have an extremely economical architectural design where every square meter of space is utilized. The houses were created as part of campaign the Housing for Our Conditions. Nowadays,..

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Pinko Tomažič elementary school in Koper was deisgned by architect Edo Mihevc in 1967. It was designed as a pavilion in the middle of the park with three green atriums and a light first floor floating on piles.It was considered one of the most consistent modern architectural designs after World..

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Josip Vandot Elementary School Kranjska Gora was a fine example of modern regional architecture in Slovenia. The architect continued rich architectural tradition of the Upper Zasavska valley and at the same time took over the characteristics of traditional architecture in the area. She continued..

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Soča Printing House

Nova Gorica, Slovenia
by Savin Sever

This is an example of an industrial building exhibiting a great feeling for correspondence between the interior, workers in the plant, and exterior with the adjacent greenery. The late 1970s were a time of contradicting Modernism, which brought architecture a new ideology, forms and solutions...

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Departing from his earlier techniques of assemblage, in which spatial arrangements were created through the layering of planes of material (such as wood veneer, photographs, and acrylic sheets) with architectural drawing, Mies van der Rohe populated this postwar proposal for a convention hall..

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The Sports hall for the City of Landskrona (Sweden) by Arne Jabcobsen consists of a rectangular roof of 52x92 m, a podium elevated 20 cm over the ground and a transparent glass wall in-between. In order to remove every vertical sensation and reinforce the horizontal character, the columns are..

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Located in Portland, Oregon, the Veterans Memorial Coliseum directly expresses SOM’s conviction that successful architecture depends on the balanced union of art and engineering. The design team, led by Myron Goldsmith, used a grid of reinforced concrete columns and cantilevered steel trusses to..

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The houses are masterful exercises in restraint, allowing flexibility for the uses and celebrating the landscape from the terrace.

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Josep Torres Clavé

Barcelona, Spain
born 1906, Barcelona

An architect, designer, town planner and revolutionary, Josep Torres Clavé was one of the most outstanding figures of the Spanish artistic avant-garde of the ’30s. He introduced the Modern Movement in Spain and was the authorof iconic works of Modernism. In 1929, he became a founding member of..

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Porto Cheli House

Porto Cheli, Greece
by Atelier 66

The house combines indoor rooms and outdoor spaces to maximize the views towards the sea and to take advantage of the prevailing winds.

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Roland Simounet

Paris, France
born 1927, Guyotville

Roland Simounet (31 Aug 1927 - died in Paris, 1996) was a French architect known primarily for his design of the Musée Picasso in Paris and the LaM in Villeneuve d'Ascq.

Simounet studied architecture in Paris and then returned to his native Algeria where he opened an office in 1952. His first..

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The first order for this house came from friends of the architect who wanted to build a prefabricated house from a catalog. In response, Simounet took up the challenge of presenting them with a project with the same surface area (around 50 m2) and price. It was necessary to combine intimacy and..

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Antonio Miró

Madrid, Spain
born 1931, Madrid

Antonio Miró was born in Madrid, but studied architecture in Barcelona, graduating in 1958. He often collaborated with other architects, like Ricardo Bofill, Emilio Donato, Jaime Verdaguer, José Serrano-Suñer or Ramón Tort, aside from completing several works on his own, especially in the field..

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Petr Kropáček


born 1889, Prague

Petr Kropáček studied at the oldest technical high school of Europe – the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1908-1913. Before WWI the architect was creating dynamic cubistic projects in Prague. In 1920s, Kropáček moved to more restrained performance in Purism style, which may be seen in..

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L'udovit Oelschläger


born 1896, Košice

Ludovit Oelschlaeger was a Hungarian architect who was born in Kosice and worked at the territory of Czechoslovak Republic until the WWII. Straight after graduating from Hungarian Royal Technical University in Budapest, Oelschlaeger received practical experience in architectural firms of Berlin,..

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Four-storey corner building of Jewish school and public centre was designed as an L-shaped structure and is located at the crossroads of one of the oldest city streets and a lane that leads to Synagogue and Fentsyk Square. This multifunctional complex has vivid Neo-Renaissance features, including..

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Dom Sindikata

Belgrade, Serbia
by Branko Petričić

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