Boska Shopping Centre

Location: Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Completed: 1978

Architects: Velimir Neidhardt, Ljerka Lulić and Jasna Nosso

Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia

The department store was built as part of the reconstruction of Banja Luka after two successive earthquakes on 26th and 27th October 1969 destroyed a lot of the city’s buildings and infrastructure. When it opened in 1978, the five-storey shopping centre was one of the largest of its kind in Yugoslavia and is the only mega department store from that era to still be functioning.

Boska Shopping Centre Banja Luka Bosnia and Herzegovina-30

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