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Changing and preserving

Changing and preserving

The Kanin Hotel in Bovec, in the north-western part of Slovenia, is one of the finest examples of modern Slovenian hotel architecture, even though it will soon be 50 years old, with intermittent closures and renovations. At present a further renovation is underway, the final result of which is yet unknown. One can only hope...
Interview with Janez Lajovic

Interview with Janez Lajovic

Poetic Regionalism Photographs and Plans: Courtesy of Marko Mušič
Changing and preserving

Changing and preserving

The Kanin Hotel in Bovec, in the north-western part of Slovenia, is one of the finest examples of modern Slovenian hotel architecture, even though it will soon be 50 years old, with intermittent closures and renovations. At present a further renovation is underway, the final result of which is yet unknown. One can only hope...
Interview with Janez Lajovic

Interview with Janez Lajovic

Poetic Regionalism Photographs and Plans: Courtesy of Marko Mušič
Scapelab Cukrarna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Scapelab Cukrarna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sugar Factory Becomes a Culture Generator
Interconnection of Space and Time

Interconnection of Space and Time

Following the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy after World War I, in addition to Austria, Hungary and the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs, Czechoslovakia was also created and soon became a major economic power, and one of the more advanced and successful European countries. In this period that was favourable to the development of...
Interview with Marko Mušič

Interview with Marko Mušič

Exceptional Oeuvre with Authorial Distinction Photographs and Plans: Courtesy of Marko Mušič
Jurij Kobe, Maja Kovačič: Sveti Urh 1941–1945, Memorial Exhibition in the Mežnarija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Jurij Kobe, Maja Kovačič: Sveti Urh 1941–1945, Memorial Exhibition in the Mežnarija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Place of Suffering and Memory
Echoes of Yugoslav Modernism

Echoes of Yugoslav Modernism

In the previous issue we mentioned Yugoslav Modernism and the interest in this topic, which received additional attention with a landmark exhibition in MoMA, New York: Towards Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980, curated by Martino Stierli and Vladimir Kulić. Due to its actuality and due to the quality of Yugoslav architecture, let us remain...
Interview with Peter Gabrijelčič

Interview with Peter Gabrijelčič

A School Refreshed By the Whirlwind of Life
Yugoslav Modernism and Venice Architecture Biennale

Yugoslav Modernism and Venice Architecture Biennale

Modernism is always topical. Even in the beginning of the 21st century, we can look back with joy and pleasure to the golden years of Modernism that marked several generations in the broader space of our former common state. It did take a long time, however, for Yugoslav Modernism to lose its very own socialist...
Interview with Janez Koželj

Interview with Janez Koželj

To explain the world and change it, too
Hohengasser Wirnsberger Architekten: Cheese Dairy Kaslab´n Nockberge, Radenthein, Austria

Hohengasser Wirnsberger Architekten: Cheese Dairy Kaslab´n Nockberge, Radenthein, Austria

Small architecture hiding a multitude of stories
The Year of Jože Plečnik

The Year of Jože Plečnik

  The architect Jože Plečnik is of course of interest at any time, and not only on the occasion of a special anniversary, although this year we are commemorating 60 years from his death and 145 from his birth. That is why the present issue of Piranesi also covers a few topics directly related to...
Interview with Jurij Kobe

Interview with Jurij Kobe

A Line Has the Power to Lead You