Layers of Memory

architect Jože Plečnik
project University Library, Ljubljana, Slovenia
written by Boris Podrecca


As a rule, there is a charismatic building in each and every metropolis, which has become a symbol and bearer of identity for that particular place. Such buildings can tell us a lot about history and politics, innovation or obstruction, character and psyche, typology and mentality, etc. This relates to a certain compact attitude, which enables the uniqueness of an individual artefact.