Architecture students from Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, University of Banja Luka visited Vienna in the framework of professional excursion organized in period October 15-18th 2019. The visit was organized with the goal to introduce to students both architecture of historical eras, like the Baroque or Historic revival styles, and contemporary architecture from late XIX and early XX century, as well as actual movements in the world of architecture.
During the excursion, beside guided visits of selected locations and sites in the downtown and surrounding neighbourhoods, the students were hosted by the University of Vienna, Department for History of Arts, where Maximilian Hartmut, Ph.D., Julia Rüdiger, Ph.D., Assis. Prof, and Ajla Bajramović held the lectures about oriental influences to the architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the reconstruction of Vienna, that took place in XIX century.
Very important was the support of the Republika Srpska Representative Office in Vienna and Head of Office, Mladen Filipović, Mag. The Representative Office has organized, especially for the students, guided visit “On the Steps of the Serbs,” in which there were shown dozens of sites contextualized through the life and work of famous Serbs in Vienna, like Vuk Karadžić, Laza Kostić, Dositej Obradović, Anastas Jovanović, King Milan Obrenović, etc. The Office organized the visit to the Vienna University of Economy, where students through a visit guided by the architects had opportunity to get insight to one of the most important works of the architecture in this field on the beginning of the second decade of XX century.
The visit was organized and guided by Miroslav Malinović, Ph.D., Assis. Prof, Head of Department for History and Theory of the Architecture and Building Heritage Protection.