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Villa Whitehead

Robert Whitehead commissioned G. Bianchini, an architect from Trieste, to design his villa in 1878. The three-storey house still exists in a somewhat altered form, but with an almost unrecognizable interior. It is a typical example of classicism. The entrance façade is south-oriented and has a very dynamic architectural moulding with prominent bow windows and an understated but large entrance altana with a terrace on top of it. The building was upgraded several times, and significant modi ...

The residential building of the Oil Factory

The former house of Giovanni Ciotta was built in the second half of the 19th century as a country house of the owner of the nearby Sugar Refinery. When the Sugar Refinery collapsed, the house became Giovanni Ciotta’s private villa. From the 1880s onwards, it had a residential function within the complex of the Rice Mill. After World War I, it became a workers’ home (dopolavoro) within the framework of the Oil Refinery. During all that time, it underwent a series of reconstructions on ...

The building for the production of paraffin

The production of paraffin started two years after the founding of the Refinery. The production plant was located in a house with a double-sided roof, which had basilical illumination in the central part of the roof. The facility was also designed by Mate Glavan.  

The residential building of the Rice Mill

The residential building of the Rice Mill was erected in 1893 east of the plant building according to Mate Glavan’s project. Along with the Randich administration building, this was the most representative building of the factory complex, displaying a distinct historicist character with a prominent façade dynamics achieved through diverse shaping of the window panes on each floor of the façade’s vertical elevation. The building has been preserved at Milutina Barača Stre ...

Villa Whitehead

Robert Whitehead commissioned G. Bianchini, an architect from Trieste, to design his villa in 1878. The three-storey house still exists in a somewhat altered form, but with an almost unrecognizable interior. It is a typical example of classicism. The entrance façade is south-oriented and has a very dynamic architectural moulding with prominent bow windows and an understated but large entrance altana with a terrace on top of it. The building was upgraded several times, and significant modi ...

The residential building of the Oil Factory

The former house of Giovanni Ciotta was built in the second half of the 19th century as a country house of the owner of the nearby Sugar Refinery. When the Sugar Refinery collapsed, the house became Giovanni Ciotta’s private villa. From the 1880s onwards, it had a residential function within the complex of the Rice Mill. After World War I, it became a workers’ home (dopolavoro) within the framework of the Oil Refinery. During all that time, it underwent a series of reconstructions on ...

The building for the production of paraffin

The production of paraffin started two years after the founding of the Refinery. The production plant was located in a house with a double-sided roof, which had basilical illumination in the central part of the roof. The facility was also designed by Mate Glavan.  

The residential building of the Rice Mill

The residential building of the Rice Mill was erected in 1893 east of the plant building according to Mate Glavan’s project. Along with the Randich administration building, this was the most representative building of the factory complex, displaying a distinct historicist character with a prominent façade dynamics achieved through diverse shaping of the window panes on each floor of the façade’s vertical elevation. The building has been preserved at Milutina Barača Stre ...