Kazimir Ostrogović: People’s Council Building in Zagreb (City Hall), Croatia, 1956-1958by Idis Turato, Davor Katušić on Aug 30, 2014 • 22:00 No Comments
by Davor Katušić
First published in Professional and scholarly journal of the Croatian Architects Association, No. 1 (218), Year 2008
In 1957, during the term of Mayor Većeslav Holjevac, a new City Hall was built in the Zagreb district of Trnje. The City Council moved from the City Hall in the district of Gornji Grad to the new modern building, which reflected modern trends in architecture and was adapted to the bright future of development in the city of Zagreb.
The Competition for the Extended Trnje Area and the Zagreb People’s Council Building, 1956
by Idis Turato
At the peak of his creative career, Ostrogović had an opportunity to delve into urban planning and architectural design by participating in the project of the central zone of Zagreb’s new administrative centre in the area between the railway station in the north and the Sava River in the south.
The complete article is published in Summer 2014 issue of Piranesi No. 34/Vol. 22.