1st Central-European Architectural Magazine for the Culture of the Environment
Piranesi 31
Thirty Years of the Piran Days of Architecture

Thirty Years of the Piran Days of Architecture

The thirtieth anniversary of the Piran Days of Architecture and the twentieth anniversary of the Piranesi magazine.
On Duration

On Duration

I remember well the surprise experienced by Italian architects thirty years ago when the Piran Days of Architecture were organised for the very first time.
Thirty Years and Beyond…

Thirty Years and Beyond…

Thirty years ago, one had to believe, as one should also believe today, in the purpose of socialising and in activities in search of the common thoughts, paths and objectives of architectural actions, so as to promote an attitude towards space, as well as its appropriate interpretation.
Utilitas, firmitas, venustas

Utilitas, firmitas, venustas

The Piran Days of Architecture are celebrating their 30th birthday.
Wotruba Church, Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Vienna, Austria, 1976

Wotruba Church, Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Vienna, Austria, 1976

Sculpture as an Example of Architecture Asceticism and Extravagance
The Sacred in Architecture

The Sacred in Architecture

“The truth, which is the same as the divine, can never be experienced directly. We can only perceive it as a reflection, through a metaphor, in a symbol, in individual or familiar images. We will experience it as the intangible life and we will never relinquish our desire to know it better.”

Final Jury Report

The international jury for the 23nd Piranesi awards met on 25 and 26 November 2011 in the premises of Monfort exhibition hall in Portorož. The members of the jury, composed of this year’s lecturers, were: Gerd Bergmeister, Michaela Wolf, Bergmeisterwolf Architekten, Brixen, Italy Franz Jaschke, Winfried Brenne Architekten, Berlin, Germany Miloš Florijančič, Matej Blenkuš, Abiro,...
Interview with Marte Marte architects

Interview with Marte Marte architects

Modern Minimalism in Vorarlberg
Afenz Bridge, Lorüns, Austria

Afenz Bridge, Lorüns, Austria

Massive Revaluation
Renovation of the Porta Nuova Tower, the Venice Arsenale, Italy

Renovation of the Porta Nuova Tower, the Venice Arsenale, Italy

A Heroic Vertical Achievement
The Berlin Stage

The Berlin Stage

UN building + concert and exhibition area in Berlin
Auditorium and Congress Centre, Terezín, Czech Republic

Auditorium and Congress Centre, Terezín, Czech Republic

Rinka, a Multipurpose Centre for the Sustainable Development of Solčavsko, Solčava, Slovenia

Rinka, a Multipurpose Centre for the Sustainable Development of Solčavsko, Solčava, Slovenia

Architecture caught in the narrative of the landscape
Cultural and Pastoral Centre of the Serbian Orthodox Church Parish in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cultural and Pastoral Centre of the Serbian Orthodox Church Parish in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Contrast and yet harmony between the old and the new
Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (KSEVT), Vitanje, Slovenia, 2012

Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (KSEVT), Vitanje, Slovenia, 2012

Battling Gravitation