Edvard Ravnikar and The Heart of the City. The genesis of cultural centers in Slovenia and in ex-Yugoslavia
Nataša Koselj

This article discussess Cankarjev Dom and Republic Square in Ljubljana, Slovenia, by Edvard Ravnikar with the focus on three stage of the genesis of cultural centers in Slovenia, starting with the pre-war Slovenian cultural centers by Max Fabiani, Danilo Fürst and Gustav Trenz. The second phase is represented by the cultural centers of the architects Oton Gaspari, Marko Župančič and Emil Navinšek from the 1950s built in the Slovenian industrial towns of Trbovlje, Velenje, and Zagorje, and the third phase by Edvard Ravnikar and his students such as Biro71 and Marko Mušič from the late 1970s and early 1980s built in Ljubljana, Skopje (Macedonia) and Kolašin (Montenegro).

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Eastern European architecture, Cold War architecture, Slovenian modern architecture, Yugoslavian modern architecture, Edvard Ravnikar, Modern cultural centers.

Issue 59
Year 2018
Pages 54-59
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.52200/59.A.B3CK6W9A

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