The Borderline Discipline

architects Vedran Pedišić, Mladen Hofmann
project St. Martin Sports Hall, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia
written by Dominko Blažević


The recent wave of massive sports-hall construction in Croatia peaked during the euphoric preparations for the recently held World Handball Championship. This construction ‘enthusiasm’ reminds one to a certain extent of the wave of competitions, design and construction of Catholic churches all over the country, then just proclaimed independent, back in the 1990s.