Impact Hub Belgrade is a creative office space created through an adaptation and interior space renovation of the Events Hall in the former house of the headquarters of the Association of State Employees Purchasing Cooperatives. The construction of the building took place from mid-1928 until mid-1929 and was done according to the second-prize design of the architect Dimitrije M. Leko, one of the most important and staunchest representatives of academic art in Serbian interwar architecture. The building is considered to be a part of Serbian cultural heritage, which affirms its exceptionality and artistic, cultural and social significance. Thus preserving the authentic elements of the interior is one of the main characteristics of this project. The basilica-shaped two-floor main hall is divided into three aisles with two colonnades and is covered with a vault. Considering the functional requirements, the space was re-organized so that the lower level consists of four offices, two meeting rooms, two Skype booths, kitchen and toilets - all grouped around a central nave that works as a co-working space. A steel plug-in frame extends the level of lateral galleries, central gallery and stairs, forming an adequate working space and a conference room. The top level provides access to the terrace, which serves as a working space and a space for socializing during the summer.
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