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2 Croatian Museums Win European Architect Awards

Vučedol Culture Museum

Vučedol Culture Museum

More international success for Croatian architects after museums in Zadar and Vukovar were winners of the East Centric Architecture Triennale 2016 awards in Bucharest…

Architects Iva Letilović and Igor Pedišić won the best interior design category for their display of the classical period at Zadar’s Archaeological Museum, whilst Radionica arhitekture + Vanja Ilić (Iva Pejić, Josip Sabolić, Mario Škariot, Goran Rako, Vanja Ilić) won the best public building category for the Museum of Vučedol (“Wolf’s Valley”) Culture in Vukovar.

Display of classical period at Zadar museum (photo credit: letilovicpedisic.hr)

Display of classical period at Zadar museum (photo credit: letilovicpedisic.hr)

The success of the Croatian projects, both of which are national museums, is a major boost to the promotion of Croatian cultural heritage architecture, cultural heritage in general and positioning of the country on the international cultural and tourism scene, said Vanja Ilić, one of the winners, in a statement.

(photo credit: letilovicpedisic.hr)

(photo credit: letilovicpedisic.hr)

The East Centric Architecture Triennale 2016 awards celebrates the best in architecture from East and Central Europe with the aim of representing and presenting them both to the specialised and general audience. Awards were presented in 5 categories with hundreds of entries assessed by an expert panel of judges.

Museum of Vučedol (“Wolf’s Valley”) Culture in Vukovar

Museum of Vučedol (“Wolf’s Valley”) Culture in Vukovar

 

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