Architecture by SmArt Teenagers


Early Middle Ages

In general

  • Fortified walls
  • Cross-shaped windows
  • Castles
  • Battlements

Croatia

  • Church of St. Saviour (Crkva sv. Spasa), Dubrovnik
  • Church of St. Donatus (Crkva sv. Donata), Zadar

    Church of St. Donatus

Romanesque

In general

  • Round or slightly pointed arches
  • barrel vaults
  • cruciform piers

Croatia

  • Zadar Cathedral
  • Trogir Cathedral

    Trogir Cathedral

Gothic

In general

  • Paired down walls
  • ribbed stone vaults
  • sharply pointed spires piers

Croatia

  • Franciscan monastery, Dubrovnik
  • Cathedral of St. Dominus (Katedrala Sv. Duje), Split

    Cathedral of St. Dominus

Renaissance

In general

  • Symmetry
  • proportion
  • geometry
  • pilasters
  • hemispherical domes

Croatia

Cathedral of St. James

Cathedral of St. James, Šibenik


Baroque and Rococo

In general

  • Visible statement of wealth and power
  • Rococo is more decorative style

Croatia

  • Church of St. Ignatius, Dubrovnik
  • Church of St. Catherine, Zagreb Church of St. Catherine

19th Century

In general

  • Town halls
  • railway stations
  • opera houses
  • legislatures

Croatia

  • Croatian National Theater, Zagreb
  • Art Pavilion, Zagreb Art Pavilion, Zagreb

20th Century

In general

  • Flowing lines
  • abstract floral motivess
  • stained glass
  • ceramics

Croatia

  • National and University Library, Zagreb
  • Kallina House, Zagreb Kallina House, Zagreb

Zagreb

  • a typical Central European city
  • Upper Town: historic district located in the city center
Zagreb

Church of St.Mark

  • originally built in 13th century
  • colourful roof made in 1878
Church of St.Mark

Zagreb Cathedral

  • full name: The Cathedral of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • the most monumental sacral building in Croatia
Zagreb Cathedral

Museum of Contemporary Art

  • opened in 2009
  • the biggest and most modern museum in Croatia
Museum of Contemporary Art

Pula

Arena

  • one of the 6 largest amphitheatres in the world
  • popular site for concerts and events throughout the year
  • "gladiator fights" are regularly staged during the summer
Arena

Split

Diocletian's Palace

  • monumental fortified palace
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
Diocletian's Palace

Varaždin

  • baroque city
  • Old Town’s medieval defensive buildings
Varaždin