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Learning from plecnik

Petric, J. and Graham, M. (2009) Learning from plecnik. ARQ (72). pp. 82-85. ISSN 0716-0852

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Abstract

The generation of the master plan of Ljubljana develops according to different layers of information: public spaces, patrimonial buildings, new architecture projects, bridges over the Ljubljanica River, and others. The experience of the city is presented by Plecnik as a base for the development of its total planning and as the unifying element of its proposal.