Time Preserved

architects Nenad Kondža, Irena Vitasović
project Sisak State Archives, Sisak, Croatia
written by Vera Grimmer


The starting point, the origin of the exciting process of designing can be an obsessive form, a programme, functional analysis, and it is very often the location itself. This can also be about contextuality in the widest sense: about built environment, topography, the memory of the place. The location of the State Archives in Sisak does not seem inspiring at all.