Zlatko Ugljen

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Zlatko Ugljen
Born (1929-09-13) September 13, 1929 (age 89)
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Occupation Architect
Interior of Visoko's White mosque

Zlatko Ugljen (born September 13, 1929) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian architect. He was born in Mostar in 1929. His works include economic buildings, private housing, memorials, religious buildings and cultural institutions. His works comprise the hotels "Ruža" in Mostar, "Bregava" in Stolac, "Kalin" in Bugojno, "Visoko" in Visoko, "Vučko" in Jahorina, the Bosnian National Theatre Zenica, a series of private residences, mountain huts, etc. Zlatko Ugljen also designed monuments, and a significant part of his oeuvre consists of Islamic and Catholic sacred buildings. Among his most famous sacred buildings is the White Mosque in Visoko from 1980 for which he received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1983.[1][2]


  • The April 6th City of Sarajevo Award, 1963
  • Federal awards "Borba" for architecture, 1978
  • Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 1983
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina July 27 Awards, 1983
  • Sarajevo Society of Architects Award,1980
  • Award of the Association of Applied Artists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1963