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Video: Hayrack Apartments / OFIS Arhitekti

Located on the edge of Cerklje, an alpine town in Slovenia, the Hayrack Apartments have beautiful views due to the courtyard opening onto a view of the surrounding mountains. Designed by OFIS Arhitekti, their video highlights the character of the social apartments as they were sold to the Slovenian Housing Fund for young families at a price of 900 EUR/m2 which is extremely cheap. he concept of the façade is taken from the hayrack system – wooden beams following traditional details and patterns. Traditionally farmers use the beams to store grass and corn, on the housing one can store flowers or other balcony decoration. Apartments are of different sizes – from 30m2 studio flats up to four room apartments of 80m2.

Cite:Alison Furuto. "Video: Hayrack Apartments / OFIS Arhitekti" 09 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/299568/video-hayrack-apartments-ofis-arhitekti/>