• image Exhibition Living with Water [h2]5/26/-11/25/2018[/h2]MAO presents the project Living with Water in the Pavilion of Slovenia at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. A multidisciplinary team of 13 architects, landscape architects, urban planners, researchers and strategists explores and discusses the relationship between architecture and water, both past and present, as well as what a relationship should look like in the future. THU. 5/24/2018 | 2 PM http://livingwithwater.si/ 12
  • image Exhibition Made in Slovenia [h2]5/11/-12/31/2018[/h2]The selling exhibition at the Centre for Creativity premises in Maribor aims to present good practices of Slovenian designers and companies in the creative sector. /Exhibition/Made-in-Slovenia_1.aspx 12
  • image Exhibition Stanko Kristl, Architect [h2]12/19/-5/27/2018[/h2]Humanity and Space
    Architect, professor, researcher, academician, innovator, humanist and perpetual creative critical voice. Stanko Kristl has long been one of the most important architects in Slovenia. His work, from kindergartens, schools, hospitals, homes and monuments, both at the time of its creation and still today, triggers the very engaged attention of domestic and international publics alike.
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  • image Exhibition Common Places [h2]9/14/-12/31/2018[/h2]A Constellation of Micro-Interventions within Nove Fužine
    The project, a part of Future Architecture, was conceived by Plan Común and Tiago Torres-Campos as a constellation of public space micro-interventions related to built or natural pre-existing conditions within the Nove Fužine housing scheme.
    http://futurearchitectureplatform.org/programme/10/common-places/ 12

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Guided tour

hour SAT. 5/26/2018  | 5 PM
We are celebrating International Museum Day 2018 with a guided tour of the castle, where MAO is located! Built on commission from the Khisl family in mid-16th century, Fužine Castle is the only remaining renaissance castle in Ljubljana. more »
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hour SAT. 6/16/2018  | 10 AM
We are joining the traditional Museum Summer Night with a wide range of free events - guided tours of exhibitions, creative workshops, architectural stand, culinary workshop and much more. Don’t miss the MAO hotananny for all ages and tastes! more »
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The café, designed by Bureau Triiije (Three architects), is furnished with iconic chairs and tables that distinguished Slovenian interiors in the 20th century. Guests are pampered with fragrant coffee, cups of hot tea and delicious homemade cakes by Kaval Group, as well as ice-cream in the hot summer months. more »
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Cockta Cockta by Uroš Vagaja, Marx na kolesu by Matjaž Vipotnik, Screw this! by Maja Gspan or Zastava 101 by Jani Bavčer are just some of the reproduction posters available at MAO shop. Different formats available! more »
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Join this year's Slovenian pavilion at La Biennale!

For this year's exhibition of architecture at the Venice Biennale, we are...
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