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Learn about all of the things that make life in the neighbourhood great — places you should visit, people you can meet, and events which you shouldn’t miss.



With a pleasantly atypical name for a marketing agency, Señor has set itself apart thanks to its fresh image and personal approach to its clients from the very beginning.


The B!RO Architects’ Collective represents the joint activity of young architects Saša Košuta, Mario Kralj, and Dora Lončarić. Having grouped up together during college, at first they worked on realising scenography in collaboration with the Academy of Dramatic Art and the Zagreb Dance Centre.

Vivat Fina vina

Vivat fine wine shop is an obligatory place to visit in the neighbourhood for all those who appreciate wine. Life is indeed too short to drink bad wines, as Vivat’s slogan goes.


Antique store with a charming image of typical old shop gathers a wide spectrum of products and an­tiques.

Culture Factory

Tvornica kulture (Culture Factory) is one of the oldest and largest concert and club venues in Zagreb dedicated to rock and pop music. It hosted, more or less, all known acts of the domestic and regional music scene, with appearances by a series of foreign performers.

Studenti ilustrirali Kreativnu Europu

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Global Children’s Designathon held in Croatia for the first time

  On November 12 2016 Zagreb was one of global hosts of the Global Children’s Designathon project. Using the method of design thinking the children who participated created prototypes of products for better future and thus experienced circular economy in practice.

Ars publicae 2016: Water and public space

An open call for the preliminary design of the new Zagreb fountains or pumps is in course, announced as part of the two-year programme Water and Public Space by the Association for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Research (UIII) and its accompanying project Ars Publicae.

DDZ is the Grand Prize Winner of the Croatian Designers Society

The festival Design District Zagreb, whose first edition was held this year in the Martićeva zone, won the Grand Prize of the Croatian Designers Society (HDD). The official declaration of the winner was announced at the opening of the biennial Exhibition of Croatian Design 1516 at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. 

36 Mountains Festival is coming to the HDLU

The very beginning of September in Zagreb is now reserved for illustration! This Friday, September 2nd at 19:00 in the Gallery Bačva of the Croatian Association of Artists (aka the Džamija), the opening of the second edition of 36 Mountains will be hosted as an international festival of illustrations with a local address, and will last until Sunday, September 4th.

NEBOJŠA TARABA: It feels great to live in a city within a city

Nebojša Taraba is successful television producer and journalist, known for the hit-series in forms of reality shows (Dvornikovi, Police Patrol) and urban crime stories (Mamutica).

IGOR MIRKOVIĆ: I don’t ever wanna leave this place

Director, producer and former TV-reporter Igor Mirković is one of the most familiar faces of Croatian cinema today.

STANKO HERCEG: We neighbors are a phenomenal gang

“When you need a favor around here, just ask a neighbor if he knows someone who can help you, and they’ll tell you everything. If my car broke down right now, people on the street would help me right away.

HERMES ARRIAGA SIERRA: A zone for creating new ideas and innovative models

Co-founder and director of Impact Hub Zagreb, who is an engineer by education, but entrepreneur and creative consultant by vocation, came to the neighbourhood from far-away Mexico.

MARIN MIKELIĆ & TOMISLAV VREŠ: Diversity is key for the liveliness of the neighbourhood

“It is important for local contents to meet the needs of everyone — those who work in the neighbourhood, those who live here or those who just drop by occasionally.”

A lecture by Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje

On Tuesday 21 March 2017 at 7 pm in Oris House of Architecture, architects Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje will deliver a lecture on the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Osijek.

Booksa’s talks over the fence

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Nenad Fabijanić’s Myth of the Change

The exhibition Myth of the Change by architect Nenad Fabijanić will open on Friday, 10 March 2017, in Oris House of Architecture at 7 pm.

Design dialogues #24: Martina Granić

This Thursday at Croatian Design Superstore we’ll host a conversation with another versatile and exceptionally creative author with a broad scope of work ― Martina Granić, a coreographer, dancer, visual artist and designer!

Design Makes Impact

Design Makes Impact is a community-led event centered around the pop-up creative design fair that gives space and visibility to emerging designers of handmade, high quality products.

Slavic Bank Building

The monumental bank palace situated at one of the busiest intersections in the narrow city centre is a representative work by the architect Hugo Ehrlich.

The Interior of Znanje Bookshop

The central part of King Zvonimir street, at the peripheral part of the neighbourhood, on the ground floor of the 1939 Gospodarska Sloga (Economic Agreement) building, housed the Znanje bookshop with its sophisticated modernist interior for years.

Croatian Medical Home

The representative modernist building of the Croatian Medical Home, seat of the Croatian Medical Association, a public association of Croatian physicians, medical professionals and dentists, opened in 1937.

St. Peters Church

The unassuming church with attractive exterior, dedicated to St. Peter, symbolically divides Vlaška street in half.

Badel-Gorica Block

The complex of former Badel and Gorica factories, located at the intersection of Martićeva and Šubićeva streets, across today’s Kvatrić market, is one of the neuralgic spots of the eastern part of the central city area.

Unused spaces

In Martićeva and neighbouring streets there are many deserted storing places and outlets. Those places had previously been used as shops for the automobile industry. Also, there are many uncared-for yards surrounding apartment buildings, empty garages, warehouses and similar facilities.