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Search results for keyword Critical Regionalism | Architectuul

Search results for keyword Critical Regionalism

Janez Lajovic

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1932, Zagreb

Janez Lajovic graduated from the professor Ravnikar (1957). As a member of Ravnikar's school he develops an architectural regionalism in Slovenia. He implements local characteristics and qualities of urban landscape into design of buildings. This is most evident in the case of hotel Prisank. He..

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Hotel Prisank

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
by Janez Lajovic, ...

Hotel Prisank, located in Kranjska gora, was one of the fist and best examples of slovenian architetural regionalism. It consciously uses basic archetypal elements and artistic principles, which correspond to natural enviroment around the site. This was in the period of new sensibility which..

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Hotel Ambasador

Dubrovnik, Croatia
by Peter Kušan

During the 1960s, a number of tourist facilities were built in the village of Plat, located just six kilometers from Dubrovnik Airport, which had just opened in 1962. Spread out over three sandy beaches and surrounded by pine and cyprus trees, the facilities were part of a state-owned company and..

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Peter Kušan

Dubrovnik, Croatia
born 1932, Zagreb

Peter Kušan graduated from the School of Architecture in Zagreb (1958). His design is mainly focused on the hotel and public buildings. According to Kenneth Frampton is one of the representatives of Critical regionalism (Hotel Plat (1971).

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Pieris House

Colombo, Sri Lanka
by Minnette de Silva

The Pieris House was De Silva's first commission in Colombo distinguished by open courtyards and terraces blurring the confines between interiors and exteriors with authentic local details like decorative leaf inlays on balconies and gates. This meda midula would become a hallmark of many of her..

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Stephanie Kyuyoung Lee (OHR)

New York, USA
est. 2018, New York City

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is a critical spatial practice operating within the instability of capitalism. It uses spatial work in various forms to postulate and question the politics of space, identity, colonial history, and extractive economy to get closer to a new collective future...

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Neoptolemos Michaelides

Nicosia, Cyprus
born 1920, Nicosia

Neoptolemos Michaelides (1920 -1992) was born in Nicosia Cyprus and he is celebrated as one of the most important representatives of modern architecture in Cyprus. He began his studies in Milan, in 1940, under great architects like Gio Ponti and Bruno Zevi but when WWII broke out he returned to..

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In the middle of a dense pine forest of the village of Krvavica in Baško polje, not far from Makarska, lies a children's maritime sanatorium for the treatment and rehabilitation of children with lung diseases. The resort for children with lung diseases was built and managed by the Yugoslav..

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Hartley House

Costa Paradiso, Sardinia, Italy
by Alberto Ponis

The landscape of the Costa Paradiso in the district of Trinita d’Agultu e Vignola is truly epic. Its bizarre, sharply pointed rock pinnacles, set close together, look as if they have once been the nests of prehistoric animals or the unidentifiable fossilised remains of some creature that once..

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Alberto Ponis

Sardinia, Italy
born 1933, Genoa

Alberto Ponis holds a unique position in contemporary Italian architecture. Born in Genoa in 1933, he studied at the Florence School of architecture. In the early 1960s he worked in London for Ernő Goldfinger, and later for Denys Lasdun. In 1963 Ponis was invited to design his first project in..

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