Famous architect of the Bratislava crematorium dies

Ferdinand Milučký belonged to the most significant architects of the second half of 20th century.

Ferdinand MilučkýFerdinand Milučký (Source: TASR archive)

One of the most significant Slovak architects of the second half of the 20th century, Ferdinand Milučký, died at the age of 89 on July 26.

People can bid him farewell on August 1 at 11:00 at the crematorium in Bratislava, which belongs among his best works, the TASR newswire reported.

Crematorium, art house and housing development

Milučký was born on September 26, 1929, in Rajec (Žilina Region). After graduating from grammar school in Žilina, he studied architecture in Bratislava.

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Milučký was active in architecture, as well as in urbanism, interior and exhibition management.

Apart from the crematorium and the urn grove in Bratislava, which have been declared national cultural monuments, he designed the Art House in Piešťany and the housing development Trávniky in Bratislava.

He also worked on the Czechoslovak (now Slovak) embassy buildings in Moscow and Rome, and contributed to monuments at the Bratislava Castle and its surroundings, TASR wrote.

He received various awards during his life, including the Ľudovít Štúr Order 2nd class from ex-president Ivan Gašparovič in 2005.

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