TELECOMMUNICATIONS CENTRE AND CENTRAL POST OFFICE (ПОШТА ПОШТА, ГЛАВНА ПОШТА)

+389 23 12 21 62
+389 23 12 21 62
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With its large spider-shaped hall, the central station complex is one of the most emblematic (and neglected) buildings of the architecture brutalized in Skopje. Composed of 2 distinct parts, this ensemble illustrates the international influence and great freedom of the architects who worked to rebuild the city after the earthquake of 1963. This is the work of architect and painter Janko Konstantinov (1926-2010). Originally from Bitola, he worked in Denmark, Sweden, Finland alongside the famous architect Alvar Aalto and the United States before returning to the reconstruction of the city from 1964.

Telecommunications Center. This part was built in 1974. Built in raw concrete concrete, the center consists of a horizontal building bar and a tower all in vertical. Overlooking the Rue Orce Nikolov, it is now home to the tourist agency Savana and the headquarters of T-Mobile in the Republic of Macedonia.

Central position. Accessible from Marks-et-Engels Boulevard, the enigmatic hall is the most ambitious part of the project. Inaugurated in 1982, it serves the public of the Post Office (glavna posta). It's a kind of spacecraft or insect-like insect, a purely abstract creation also made of reinforced concrete. Konstantinov is said to have been inspired by the fortress of Kale or the Brasilia metropolitan cathedral built by Niemeyer in Brazil. In the interior, the realistic wall paintings with vivid colors are carried out by Borko Lazeski (1917-1993). The post is the Glass Dome, added in 1989, is the work of contemporary architect Zoran Staklev.

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Orce Nikolov
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