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Hotel Vučko

Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Zlatko Ugljen

Hotel Vučko was designed by Zlatko Ugljen in 1982. It was located in the Jahorina mountain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and was an outstanding example of spatial and visual harmony of interior and exterior architecture. It was erected for XIV Olympic Winter Games, set in a glade, surrounded by rich dense vegetation. The existing morphology of the terrain determined the spatial organization divided by functions. Markedly steep roofs, integrated the object with the terrain during winter snows, and the emphasized, multifunctional entrance porch were the main characteristics of the building form. The hotel is implemented in in the context of the total design. It was destroyed during Balkan wars in 1990s.


A cozy mountain atmosphere was achieved through the use of wood for lining the walls and ceilings, a subtle decorative game of wooden profile constructions set in the mountain atmosphere created beyond any trivial schemes and rural decoration delivered by anonymous.

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  1. Zlatko Ugljen
bostjan, November 22nd, 2023
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