The Many Faces Of Bratislava


Slovakia’s burgeoning capital is gradually taking on a new look, one which combines centuries of history, a 20th century dominated by socialism, and more recent pressures of the private sector. Banks and office buildings are going up. Stretches of the Danube waterfront left abandoned for decades are being filled in by new structures inspired by a Western architectural vision. . But who said a shopping center can’t fit into a city’s master plan?