For this hotel, Ravnikar plays with sculptural contrasts. The massive cantilevered structural elements rendered in exposed concrete are evocative of the machine aesthetics of Brutalist megastructures. On the other hand the detailed decorative treatment of brick infills speaks of artisanal architectural traditions.
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