House of Architecture, part of the Chamber of Architects of Slovenia, presents Open House Slovenia in 2012. Taking place at the same time as World Architecture Day, Open House Slovenia showcases buildings that best represent Slovenian contemporary architecture to the broadest public.
Giving free access to many buildings over 3 days and with experts at many of the sites, the event unpacked quality design and equip people with the tools and knowledge to better understand good architecture.
The inaugural event took place in November 2010 with 45 exemplary buildings showcased, that were either awarded the Plecnik’s Award (national award) or Golden Pencil Award (Chamber of Architects award) within the last 5 years, as well as several modernist buildings by Edvard Ravnikar and Joze Plečnik. Hundreds of people took the opportunity to explore architecture all over the country,
2011 saw Slovenia joining the official Open House family, and included 100 buildings all over Slovenia from Friday 7 October to Sunday 9 October.
7 December 2012: Open House Lisbon shortlisted by TimeOut for Best Event of 2012!
21 November 2012: Thessaloniki opens it's doors to the city this weekend!
2 November 2012: Open House Thessaloniki launch new website