A Breath of Fresh Air in a Block

architect Andrea Donatović, Lovro Donatović
project Reconstruction and Exstension of the Courtyard Building, Palmotićeva 45, Zagreb, Croatia
written by Marijana Kasun


Scene of events: Palmoti}eva ulica. Closer location: eastern side, below the Jesuit church, the courtyard at no. 45.


The topic heads us towards a block in the Lower Town, and to broader questions as well, particularly the revitalisation of and construction within a block, and irrespective of individual examples, draws attention to the absence of any overall concept for the renewal of this kind of block in the Lower Town. The future concept should open up the series of opportunities that the structure of the block certainly provides for.