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This video was recorded at MAO Unfinished Modernisations: between Utopia and Pragmatism, Ljubljana 2012. Modernist architecture and urbanism in socialist Yugoslavia reveals many original and progressive models. The planning of cities and settlements in the period of vital postwar economic growth proves to have been of a particularly high level. It was comprehensive and well controlled with unprecedentedly greater responsibility dedicated to the common living environment, as it is perceived today. Architecture presented and served as a research laboratory for industry and a source of innovation in construction. And the political elite used modern buildings as a propaganda or communication tool with which to demonstrate to the world how advanced the country they managed and operated was.... Show More


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