1944 - Sarajevo, Grbavica

As a council housing project, the settlement of Grbavica was built in 1944, in the period of the Independent State of Croatia. It was built for refugees from Eastern Bosnia and was a type of urban planning and building based on the model one finds in the plains of Slavonia, Banat or Bačka.

These are individual houses with courtyards. The aerial picture was taken in 1954 and it shows some of the buildings that were built in Grbavica in the period of Socialism.