architecture of the 60's and 70's is moving away from the specialized
focus of international architecture debates and becoming a subject of
discussion within the broader context of general interest. The
excellent photos in the book convey the flair of an era in which
planning was obviously the product of a collective vision, more so than
is the case today.
The photographic and documentation project
compiled by Herta Hurnaus, who lives in Vienna, and the architects
Benjamin Konrad and Maik Novotny analyzes the work of prominent
Slovakian architects of the time in a photographic documentary and an
The monumental prestigious buildings are above
all the most impressive at first glance, with their features that
display parallels to the sculptural designs of popular contemporary
The illustrated book contains short interviews in an
appendix and address architects and all those who are fascinated the
aesthetic of the time.