Archinect - News 2014-04-24T12:29:14-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/60908126/abandoned-monuments-of-the-socialist-republic Abandoned Monuments of the Socialist Republic Archinect 2012-11-07T12:39:00-05:00 >2012-12-06T05:22:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6ba5446ccf108fec9f70a943019612b9.jpg" width="514" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place, or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Ni&scaron;). They were designed by different sculptors (Du&scaron;an D&#382;amonja, Vojin Baki&#263;, Miodrag &#381;ivkovi&#263;, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanovi&#263;, Gradimir Medakovi&#263;&hellip;), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>