ZAGREB ARCHITECTURE GUIDE

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ZAGREB ARCHITECTURE GUIDE

An Anthology of 100 Buildings

Auteur:Alen Žunić, Zlatko Karač

Uitgever:UPI2M BOOKS

ISBN: 978-953-770-311-0

  • Paperback
  • Engels
  • 316 pagina's
  • 1 dec. 2015

The Zagreb Architecture Guide is a collection of one hundred selected buildings of unquestionable significance that form a recognizable image of the Croatian capital city. This English edition of the guide, translated by Graham McMaster, represents the first overview of centuries of Zagreb's architecture, presented by the most important buildings from the Middle Ages to the present day, now available for international readers.

The anthology is edited by Zlatko Karac and Alen Zunic, guided by the idea of equal representation of architecture of all periods, starting from the early Romanesque cathedral of the late 11th century all the way to the Episcopal Conference building from 2011.

With the concept of broad historical overview this guide offers a comprehensive image of the architecture of the city in addition to all the necessary information. Its innovative approach combines factography, scientific approach and information template which makes it an indispensable manual for students of architecture and art history, architects and conservators, scientists devoted to the history of architecture and urban planning as well as the general reading public and city visitors as a guidance in exploring the architecture of the city.

The Zagreb Architecture Guide is a collection of one hundred selected buildings of unquestionable significance that form a recognizable image of the Croatian capital city. This English edition of the guide, translated by Graham McMaster, represents the first overview of centuries of Zagreb's architecture, presented by the most important buildings from the Middle Ages to the present day, now available for international readers.

The anthology is edited by Zlatko Karac and Alen Zunic, guided by the idea of equal representation of architecture of all periods, starting from the early Romanesque cathedral of the late 11th century all the way to the Episcopal Conference building from 2011.

With the concept of broad historical overview this guide offers a comprehensive image of the architecture of the city in addition to all the necessary information. Its innovative approach combines factography, scientific approach and information template which makes it an indispensable manual for students of architecture and art history, architects and conservators, scientists devoted to the history of architecture and urban planning as well as the general reading public and city visitors as a guidance in exploring the architecture of the city.

The guide includes:

- Introductory text about the city of Zagreb and its architecture
- 100 selected canonical buildings with basic information about the site, the architect and the short text with the most important features of the building
- Info box (public transport leading to the building, working hours for sightseeing, ticket prices, phones, e-mail and web address)
- Supplementary register of important buildings with summarized data associated with the main catalog
- The introductory texts synthesis of historical, urban and architectural development of Zagreb
- Detailed glossary of buildings sorted by the architects, periodic and stylistic background, building types, parts of the city and streets
- Zagreb's architectural address book with the information on relevant institutions, administrative bodies, schools, libraries, publishers and bookstores, magazines, professional associations, exhibitions and architectural events, museums and galleries that are important for architects, researchers who study the history of architecture and urbanism and anyone interested in the architecture of the city
- Bibliography with about 1,000 selected titles and list of documentary and archival sources

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