Bogdan Bogdanović (architect), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bogdan Bogdanović (architect)

Serbian architect, urbanist and essayist

Date of Birth: 20-Aug-1922

Place of Birth: Belgrade, Belgrade District

Date of Death: 18-Jun-2010

Profession: writer, architect, politician, urban planner, sculptor, university teacher

Nationality: Serbia

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Bogdan Bogdanović (architect)

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (Serbian Cyrillic: ?????? ??????????; 20 August 1922 – 18 June 2010) was a Serbian architect, urbanist and essayist.
  • He taught architecture at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Architecture, where he also served as dean.
  • Bogdanovic wrote numerous articles about urbanism, especially about its mythic and symbolic aspects, some of which appeared in international journals such as El País, Die Zeit, and others.
  • He was also involved in politics, as a partisan in World War II, later as mayor of Belgrade.
  • When Slobodan Miloševic rose to power and nationalism gained ground in Yugoslavia, Bogdanovic became a dissident.Bogdanovic is best known for designing monuments and memorials commemorating victims and resistance fighters of World War II built all over Yugoslavia from the early 1950s to 1980s.
  • In particular, the monumental concrete sculpture titled Stone Flower near the site of Jasenovac concentration camp gained international attention.

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