• Anita Milaković University of Banja Luka
  • Nevena Novaković University of Banja Luka,



The paper discusses how the dispersed urban form of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) is
related to the collective housing form that emerged during the 20th and 21st centuries. The
morphological study resulted in the typological patterns of collective housing form based on the
relationship between the house and open space and follows its transformation during the period. It
was based on a qualitative analysis of the figure/ground ratio and its configuration, and the
correlation of morphology results to distinct economic issues and architectural paradigms. The
research confirmed that open space was continually and significantly present in collective housing
form in all typological patterns. The diffuseness and openness on the housing scale contributed to
the dispersity of urban form on a larger scale.


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How to Cite

A. Milaković and N. Novaković, “COLLECTIVE HOUSING FORM IN THE CONTEXT OF THE DISPERSED CITY: BANJA LUKA CASE STUDY ”, STEPGRAD, vol. 1, no. 15, pp. 246-255, Jun. 2022.