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House of Nevena Zaborski

Belgrade, Serbia
Dalmatinska 79
Type of objectSingle-family and villa´s
Project outcomeRealization
Level of protectionCultural monument

Nevena Zaborski’s house is designed as a two-storey family house with one apartment –

living room on the ground floor and bedrooms upstairs. In the exterior design, the street facade is symmetrical and treated like a smooth wall surface. The painting treatment of the facade is accentuated by a wide frame. The decorative elements are reduced to two shallow ionic pilasters that establish the rhythm of the window openings and emphasize the verticality of the entire composition, and to the ornamental relief placed at the very top in the axis of the house. The decorative treatment of the facade indicates the influences of Art Deco. Zloković’s solution of the interior space is based on the analysis of the required heights of individual rooms that are treated as three-dimensional functional units. Such a procedure was performed on the basis of Raumplan’s method, where in a closed geometric form the functionality was achieved through manipulation of the volume of different internal heights and three-dimensional design of the “spatial plan” of the house. Nevena Zaborski’s house indicates the opening of the Belgrade architectural scene with modern ideas and marks the early stage of the development of Zloković’s and Belgrade’s modernism.

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