Zgrada Lamela

Location: Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Constructed: 1971-1976

Architect: Slobodan Jovandić

Genre: Brutalist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia

At a height of 101 metres, the 27-floor Lamela Building was the highest residential tower block in Yugoslavia when completed. It lost that status in 1980 when the 117 metres tall Western City Gate (Genex Tower) was built in Belgrade. Vibrancy was added to the grey concrete by painting the panels in-between the windows a bright yellow, although the colour has faded significantly over time.

Zgrada Lamela Zenica Bosnia and Herzegovina-9

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