SARAJEVO LOST IN TRANSITION? Ideologies and Their Representational Spaces

Nermina Zagora, Dina Samic



This study aims to investigate three characteristic representational typologies in Sarajevo, in regard to Henri Lefebvre's theory of “Production of Space.” Representational typologies are considered as a tool in the hands of power holders capable of influencing, motivating or manipulating wider population. The comparative analysis of the deterministic link between the social system and architecture will be examined in order to highlight the universal qualities of architecture capable of outliving the liminal momentum of transitions from one socio-political system to another.


representational typology; ideology; reference point; social relevance; common identity

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