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A luxury bilingual monograph Hasan Ćemalović, Architect, dedicated to the prominent BiH architect and his quest for the ideals of architectural truth.
The book Architect Ćemalović, is an illustrative and a contemporary presentation of architectural endeavor of this BiH architect. It contains a systematized overview of architectural designs from 1972 to 2014. The first part of the book consists of introductory texts and essays, as well as the author’s evocations of his life and important activities as an architect. The second part of the book is a chronological overview of designs and completed projects in different thematic areas, all showing the author’s presence and success in modern architecture of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The book also contains a large number of photographs and drawings, that not only bear witness to the character and strength of Hasan Ćemalović’s body of work, but they also show the artistic and visual appeal of the high achievements of his architectural and creative talent.
Hasan Ćemalović, a distinguished architect from Bosnia and Herzegovina, was born in Mostar in 1947. He obtained a degree in architecture in 1971 at the Sarajevo Faculty of Architecture, where he also worked as an assistant at the Chair for Architectural Design from 1976 to 1986. From 1986 to 1992, he was the Director of the “Dom” Design and Research Bureau. During the war, he initiated and was in charge of the “WARCHITECTURE – Urbicide – Sarajevo” project, which was promoted in 1994 at the George Pompidou Centre in Paris. He was also the President of the BiH Association of Architects during the war and owing to his efforts, the association survived those troubled times. He is the author of many award-winning and implemented projects, including the Sarajevo Airport building, the “Ledara” residential building in Mostar, the “Mejdan” sports and recreational center in Tuzla, etc.