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Model living

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 11 October 2012 by delclem


The Werkbund Estate in Vienna
“’Light, air and sun’ and ‘modern living with a maximum of happiness’ were promised by the Werkbund Estate in Vienna in 1932. Eighty years after its opening, the Wien Museum is staging an exhibition devoted to this architectural monument.” Text (c) 2012



Small city with great potential

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on 19 July 2012 by delclem

Maribor, only 15 kilometres from the Austrian border and just under a half of an hour by car from Graz, was mainly known as Slovenia’s most important industrial town in the past. Today. The city with its 95,000 inhabitants is also known beyond the country’s borders for its excellent wine. Yet even in architecture Maribor has been able to shape its own identity over the past two decades.” >full text

(c) 2012