Banovina Palace is the most important piece of Serbian architecture in Novi Sad. Completed in 1940 the Modern architecture style building is a work of architect Dragiša Brašovan and today is the Parliament building of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. It has a shape similar to a rounded capital letter A. It is 185 meters long, 42.5 meters wide and has 569 rooms, while the five-storey tower is 42 meters in height. The building is coated in white marble brought from the island of Brač in Croatia, while the central staircase and entrance hall are made from stone brought from the Italian town of Carrara.