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Vurnik's Days 2020

18.05.2022 00:00

This year's Vurnik's Days will partly take place online, while the exhibitions will also be on view in individual galleries/exhibition centres.

A number of events will take place this year to celebrate Vurnik's Days, which marks the birthday of the Slovenian architect Ivan Vurnik (1st June 1884).


Events calendar:

  • Monday 1st June at 7pm: Online opening of Vurnik's Days (
  • Monday 1st June at 7.15pm: Online event on the occasion of awarding Vurnik's student awards
  • Tuesday 2nd June at 7pm: Conceptual and graphic design of the Vurnik Trail through Radovljica, announcement of the winners and online exhibition of student competition (Šivec House Gallery from 1st – 30th June)
  • Wednesday 3rd June at 7pm: Vurnik's photographic competition, announcement of the winners and online exhibition of the photographic competition (lobby of the Radovljica Manor from 1st – 30th June)
  • Wednesday 17th June at 7pm: Art is experiencing the truth, short online presentation of a book by Dr. Boris Leskovec, Vurnik's thoughts and thesis about the history of art and architecture, and the role of architecture in society


Organiser: Centre for Architecture, Slovenia


Ob obisku Radovljice, si lahko sami ogledate dela arhitekta in domačina Ivana Vurnika. Sprehodite se lahko do:


During a visit to Radovljica you can take an independent look at the work of the Radovljica-born architect Ivan Vurnik. You can take a stroll to:

  • Vurnik's birth house
  • Vila Savnik, which stands at the entrance to the medieval old town
  • Grajski dvor hotel
  • The Obla gorica swimming pool
  • The Vurnik and Vidic-Resman family tomb

Starting point for a tour of Radovljica:


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The architect's legacy in his birth place

Alongside Jože Plečnik and Maks Fabian, Ivan Vurnik is considered a pioneer of modern Slovenian architecture and the founder of urbanist architecture in Slovenia. A number of his works can be seen in his birth town of Radovljica.

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