1st Central-European Architectural Magazine for the Culture of the Environment
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...
Kanin Hotel, Bovec, Slovenia, 1969-1973

Kanin Hotel, Bovec, Slovenia, 1969-1973

Kanin Hotel in Bovec, Original Critical Regionalism of the 1970s
Interview with Janez Lajovic

Interview with Janez Lajovic

Poetic Regionalism Photographs and Plans: Courtesy of Marko Mušič
New issue of PIRANESI Winter 2021, No. 44-45, Vol. 29

New issue of PIRANESI Winter 2021, No. 44-45, Vol. 29

New issue of PIRANESI, Winter 2021, No. 44-45, Vol. 29, was published in December 2021. We invite you to explore it’s content and Subscribe to printed magazine.
Content of the Magazine
Medprostor: House Hribljane, Hribljane, Slovenia

Medprostor: House Hribljane, Hribljane, Slovenia

Embodied Respect for the Natural
Andrej Strehovec, Robert Potokar: Business Centre Vrelec, Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia

Andrej Strehovec, Robert Potokar: Business Centre Vrelec, Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia

Upon Entering the City
Iva Letilović, Igor Pedišić + Vladimir Končar: Minor Arsenal, HERA Visitors Centre, Zadar, Croatia

Iva Letilović, Igor Pedišić + Vladimir Končar: Minor Arsenal, HERA Visitors Centre, Zadar, Croatia

Another Modern Architecture Intervention on the Peninsula 
Winkler+Ruck Architekten  Houses in the Forest, Turracher Höhe, Carinthia, Austria

Winkler+Ruck Architekten Houses in the Forest, Turracher Höhe, Carinthia, Austria

In the Middle of the Forest– Radical Attitude Meets Precise Craftsmanship
Pavlov Archaeological Park, Pavlov, Czech Republic

Pavlov Archaeological Park, Pavlov, Czech Republic

The Memory of Landscape
3H architecture & Váncza Művek: Studio Renovation of the Dome of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

3H architecture & Váncza Művek: Studio Renovation of the Dome of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Adding a contemporary layer to a 20st century Cathedral
Marko Japelj: Scenography

Marko Japelj: Scenography

Placing movement into space
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...
The undiscovered modern architecture of Kosovo

The undiscovered modern architecture of Kosovo

Overview of modernist architecture in Kosovo, a fading architectural heritage
Andrija Mutnjaković: National Library of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo, 1971-1984

Andrija Mutnjaković: National Library of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo, 1971-1984

The dominant example of Kosovo’s Modern Architecture Presentation of the National Library of Kosovo, an icon of the Modern Architecture Heritage of Kosovo
Interview with Janez Koželj

Interview with Janez Koželj

To explain the world and change it, too
Bernardo Bader: Salgenreute Chapel, Krumbach, Salgenreute, Austria

Bernardo Bader: Salgenreute Chapel, Krumbach, Salgenreute, Austria

On a New Chapel in Salgenreuthe
Feld72 Architekten: Kindergarten Niederolang, Olang, South Tyrol, Italy

Feld72 Architekten: Kindergarten Niederolang, Olang, South Tyrol, Italy

Kindergarten as a Bow of Regionalisms (fence + wall + building + wrapper = playground)
Mirko Franzoso: Social House in Caltron, Cles, Italy

Mirko Franzoso: Social House in Caltron, Cles, Italy

Rhythm, Landscape, Materials
Barbir, Bralić, Brzović, Bulian: "Floating Pool Parasite", Rijeka, Croatia

Barbir, Bralić, Brzović, Bulian: “Floating Pool Parasite”, Rijeka, Croatia