Location: Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Architect: Juraj Neidhardt
Former name: Hotel Metalurg
Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia
Croatian-born Juraj Neidhardt (1901-1979) worked at Le Corbusier’s Paris studio between 1932 and 1936 and this is said to have influenced his later work, including the Hotel Metalurg. He later moved to Sarajevo where, as well as working on various building projects, he became a professor at the Architectural Faculty at the University of Sarajevo and also wrote a book titled Architecture of Bosnia and voyage to modern, which he co-authored with Slovenian-Bosnian architect Dušan Grabrijan.
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