National Assembly Building of Slovenia
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Architects: Vinko Glanz (architect), Karel Putrih and Zdenko Kalin (sculptors)
Former name: People’s Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia
Originally the People’s Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia when it was completed, the country’s legislative building faces Republic Square but was finished and in use before construction on the square commenced in 1961. The main entrance is decorated with life-sized bronze figures depicting scenes from everyday Slovene life such as children playing, family togetherness and manual labour etc.
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