Vertical City - Skyscraper, Porosity, Urbanity

architect Marijan Hržić
project Business Complex Eurotower-Erste, Zagreb, Croatia
written by Maroje Mrduljaš

photo Sandro Lender

As far as five years ago, Vladimir Mattioni has already stated in the title of his today cult book: “Zagreb is changing,” whereby he diagnosed a kind of urban explosion, expanding of the city into suburban areas which are colonized with new programmes: primarily shopping centres and colourful business-distributional buildings of different scales. This expansion represented the first investment wave on larger scale in Zagreb, which then continued in other Croatian towns as well.