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Vojteh Ravnikar
Personal information
Name Vojteh Ravnikar
Nationality Slovenian
Birth date 1943
Birth place Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Alma mater University of Ljubljana
Work
Buildings National Theatre, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Vojteh Ravnikar: National Theatre in Nova Gorica.

Vojteh Ravnikar (born 1943) is a Slovenian architect.

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Early life

Ravnikar was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, but spent most of his childhood years in the town of Nova Gorica in western Slovenia. After graduating from the Nova Gorica Grammar School, he attended the University of Ljubljana, graduating with a degree in architecture.

Career

He began his architectural career in 1978, and has designed a number of well-known buildings in Slovenia. His best-known buildings are in the coastal region of the country, and include the town hall of SeŇĺana, the Piran Hotel in Piran, and the National Theatre in Nova Gorica.[1]

He has won a number of awards, including the 1987 Pleńćnik Award (Slovenia's national architecture award), the 2003 PreŇ°eren Award (Slovenia's national art award), and the 2006 Herder Prize (an international award for achievement in science, art, or literature).[1][2]

Since 1993, he works as a professor at the University of Ljubljana. He worked as a guest professor at the University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy (2002), and the University of Trento, Trento, Italy (2004-2005).

Personal life

He is married to the Slovenian politician Majda ҆irca (Zares).

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Vojteh Ravnikar
Personal information
Nationality Slovenian
Born 4 April 1943(1943-04-04)
Nova Gorica, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 17 September 2010 (aged 67)
Golnik
Alma mater University of Ljubljana
Work
Buildings Slovene National Theatre Nova Gorica
Projects Piranesi
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Vojteh Ravnikar (4 April 1943 – 17 September 2010) was a Slovenian architect.

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Early life

Ravnikar was born in Ljubljana, in what was then the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, but spent most of his childhood years in the town of Nova Gorica in western Slovenia. After graduating from the Nova Gorica Grammar School, he attended the University of Ljubljana, graduating with a degree in architecture.

Career

Ravnikar began his architectural career in 1978, and designed a number of well-known buildings in Slovenia. His best-known buildings are in the coastal region of the country, and include the town hall of SeŇĺana, the Piran Hotel in Piran, and the National Theatre in Nova Gorica.[1]

Ravnikar won a number of awards, including the 1987 Pleńćnik Award (Slovenia's national architecture award), the 2003 PreŇ°eren Award (Slovenia's national art award), and the 2006 Herder Prize (an international award for achievement in science, art, or literature).[1][2]

From 1993 until his death, he worked as a professor at the University of Ljubljana. He worked as a guest professor at the University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy (2002), and the University of Trento, Trento, Italy (2004‚Äď2005).[citation needed]

He died in Golnik near Kranj on 17 September 2010, at the age of 68.

Personal life

Ravnikar was married to the Slovenian politician Majda ҆irca (Zares).[citation needed]

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