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Zeleni Venac Reconstruction

The major feature by which Zeleni Venac is known today is the open market of the same name (Serbian: Pijaca Zeleni Venac, Cyrillic: Пијаца Зелени Венац), one of largest in Belgrade. Also one of the major terminal stations of the city's public transportation, with almost 20 bus lines beginning there, is located next to the market.

  • Employer: PE City markets
  • Location: Belgrade
  • Total cost of project: 9.000.000 €
  • Years of construction: 2005 - 2007
  • Category: Business Centres, Sports Complexes And Congress Halls
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: 6.600 m²
  • Contractor: Energoprojekt, Ratko Mitrovic Dedinje

Detail design:


Djordje Bobic

Slavija Biro

Project Manager:
YU Build

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The market was opened in 1924 and was intended to be the central city open market, being closest to the city center. A thorough reconstruction of the market, which is supposed to give back the market its original looks, began in June 2005 and was recently completed. As the entire Terazije slope, including Zeleni Venac, is very active mass wasting area, it caused much of the public and academic debate during the reconstruction, especially when a massive rains resulted in sliding which ruptured the streets around the market as if they were hit by a very strong earthquake. After the completion, the market will be multi-leveled, two-stored complex with lowest section partially below the ground. The communal infrastructure is completely renewed, a special parking lot is built and the area will be protected from future mass wasting.

Source: Wikipedia


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