Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

You wouldn’t know it these days, but this rickety pile of concrete and wood on the outskirts of Rijeka, Croatia’s third-largest city, was once the most important location in the world for the development of maritime weaponry. To be more specific, it was the birthplace...
Monument to the 1st Split Partisan Detachment

Monument to the 1st Split Partisan Detachment

Monument to the 1st Split Partisan Detachment Location: Košute, Croatia Completed: 1961 Architect: Vuko Bombardelli Genre: Spomenik, Socialist monument, former Yugoslavia VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook...
In Photos: Street Art in Sisak, Croatia

In Photos: Street Art in Sisak, Croatia

An unexpected bonus of our brief stay in Sisak was finding some fantastic street art. We hadn’t planned to go street art hunting in Sisak; in fact, we hadn’t planned to go to Sisak at all. But during our spomenik-hunting road trip last autumn, we made a...
Hotel Goričina I

Hotel Goričina I

Hotel Goričina I Location: Kupari, Croatia Completed: 1962 Architect: David Finci Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page that are dedicated to...
Zagreb Fair (Austrian Pavilion)

Zagreb Fair (Austrian Pavilion)

Zagreb Fair (Austrian Pavilion)Location: Zagreb, CroatiaCompleted: 1969Architect: Božidar KolonićGenre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia VIEW ALL ARCHITECTONIC POSTS Did you know?… We also have an Instagram account and Facebook page that are...

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