Title:
Vurnikova kolonija v Mariboru
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Umetnostna zgodovinarka Marjeta Ciglenečki, ki se v zadnjih letih s pretanjenim občutkom za arhitekturo in urbanizem sistematično posveča mariborskemu prostoru, je temeljito raziskala okoliščine nastanka Vurnikove kolonije, evropske vzore zanjo, se posvetila bivalnim potrebam delavcev in mestni stanovanjski politiki. V knjižici tako beremo, kaj vse so za eno najpomembnejših jugoslovanskih industrijskih mest naredili modri vodilni Mariborčani ter da arhitekt in profesor Vurnik ni razmišljal le o trženju svojih projektov, temveč je želel ustvariti kvalitetne pogoje bivanja tudi za manj premožne prebivalce. Če drži, da smo danes v Sloveniji v povsem nasprotni družbeni situaciji, kot jo je pomagal ustvariti arhitekt Ivan Vurnik, izpeljala pa takratna mariborska mestna oblast, potem je knjižica o delavski koloniji ne le strokovna monografija o stanovanjski arhitekturi 20. stoletja, raziskava o nekem preteklem času, temveč tudi vodnik na poti v novo preobrazbo mesta in ponovno vzpostavitev kvalitetnih pogojev bivanja in življenja za vse.

Architect Ivan Vurnik (1884–1971) was very interested in the question of the workers’ residential colonies, one of the key problems at the beginning of the 20th century. Following the example of the so called Red Vienna, he published several plans of a family house with garden in the newspapers and reviews in 1927 and 1928,  in order to improve the living standards of Slovenian workers. Only in Maribor, where growing industrialisation from the mid-19th century on resulted in rapid increase of population, the town council and mayor Alojzij Juvan accepted Vurnik’s plans. In 1928, the first 147 row houses were built in the Magdalena quarters, in 1929 and 1933 their number increased to 211. The Vurnik colony in Maribor is even nowadays still considered an outstanding example of residential family planning and building, with highly ethical standards in the profession of architecture as well as in the politics.  

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Založba ZRC

ISBN

978-961-254-710-3

Specifications

paperback • 21 × 13 cm • 60 pages

Price

10,00 EUR (Regular)
8,00 EUR (Club)