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Sava Center

SAVA CENTER | Novi Beograd

LOCATION: Milentija Popovica 9, Belgrade, Serbia ARCHITECT: Stojan Maksimović and Aleksandar Saletić DATES: 1976-79 Site Visit: Mon Sep 22 2014 __________________________________________ RELATED LINKS http://archinect.com/blog/article/22227884/belgrade-serbia-_-congress-center-sava

Skopje Central Post Office

CENTRAL SKOPJE POST OFFICE | Skopje

LOCATION: Kej 13-ti Noemvri, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) ARCHITECT: Janko Konstantinov DATES: 1974, 1982, 1989 (Three Phases of Construction) Site Visit(s): Weds Sept 17, Sat Sept 20 2014 __________________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://architectuul.com/architecture/skopje-central-post-office

Skopje 2014

SKOPJE __ A City Slips Away

Skopje is a strange place.  An unsettling mishmash. In 1963 the city suffered a devastating earthquake which destroyed nearly a large portion of the city.  Japanese architect Kenzo Tange was hired to complete a new master plan for the city.  A massive amount of building stock […]

Skopje Train Station

RAILWAY STATION | Skopje

LOCATION: Bulevar Kuzman Josifovski Pitu 15, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) ARCHITECT: Janko Konstantinov DATES: 1969 NOTES: Part of Kenzo Tange’s 1965 urban reconstruction plan. Site Visit: Fri Sept 19 2014 _____________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://archimess.tumblr.com/post/13127712012/kenzo-tange

Rakete

RAKETE (“THE ROCKETS”) | Zagreb

LOCATION: Ulica Lavoslava Ružičke, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia ARCHITECT: Centar 51 Design Group – Berislav Šerbetić, Ljubo Iveta, Vjenceslav Richter, Olga Korenik DATES: 1968 NOTES: Initial designs were altered to increase seismic stability in response to the catastrophic 1963 earthquake in Skopje, Macedonia. Site Visit: Tues […]