Spirits of Production

Over the centuries, the vast Sečovlje salterns, the shallow point of contact between the fresh waters of the Dragonja River and the sea of the Bay of Piran, have been imprinted with a grid of canals, levees and dunes. Every so often, stone houses, most of them in ruins, stand at intersecting lines, dotted on

Wishing Well or Fountain of Wisdom?

A spectre is haunting Slovene architecture. An apparition of a strange building: a hall constructed out of leaning columns, covered by a dome and crowned by a gigantic cone. It is strangely undetermined but instantly recognizable; both classical and uncanny; it doesn’t physically exist yet it is found in many places at once, as befitting

Interview with Rok Rozman

Free rivers, free minds Almost 3,000 new hydro-power plants are planned on Balkan rivers. One of the people warning about the possible consequences of such developments and interventions in waterways is Rok Rozman, former Olympic athlete, biologist and the initiator of the Balkan Rivers Tour. Together with a group of other kayaking enthusiasts, he organises