Ravnikar’s intellectual horizon apart from foreign role models
published: Dec. 1, 2015, recorded: November 2015, views: 1337
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
In the 1950’s and 1960’s Ravnikar was one of the leading protagonists of modernistic architecture in the former Yugoslavia. At a time when there were always new interpretations of Le Corbusier’s Unites appearing along the Adriatic coast, in Zagreb and Belgrade, Ravnikar looked for his own cultural and creative roots apart from foreign role models. Although he worked with Le Corbusier, he accepted foreign influences with reservations. He was striving for architecture that is a unique synthesis of universal principles and regional particularities. For him architecture was the result of life philosophy. According to William Curtis “The architecture and thought of Edvard Ravnikar cannot be reduced to simplistic schemes of historical development”.
Download slides: westerntemptations2015_vodopivec_role_models_01.pdf (18.1 MB)
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !