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Lev Office Building / Andrej Kalamar

  • 01:00 - 26 June, 2010
Lev Office Building / Andrej Kalamar
Lev Office Building / Andrej Kalamar, © Miran Kambič
© Miran Kambič

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Gosposvetska Cesta, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Architect

    Andrej Kalamar - Studio Kalamar
  • Structural Engineering

    Anton Berce, IZTR
  • Electrical Engineering

  • Hvac Engineering

  • Client

    Regal d.o.o. Murska Sobota
  • Contractor

    SGP Pomgrad d.d.
  • Budget

    2,300,000 €
  • Area

    4200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. Location

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The building stands on the corner of the most frequented intersection in the city.

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© Miran Kambič

Urban context

Impact of heavy traffic, diversity of physical space.

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© Miran Kambič


Visible part, housing offices and retail space, represents only a third of the entire structure. Below ground, three more levels accommodate parking and additional programs for the adjacent hotel.

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© Miran Kambič


Protective against the impact of the intersection, the building is oriented within where, together with adjacent buildings, it forms an open atrium, a nucleus of public activities.

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© Miran Kambič


The high-polished minimal form interacts with drivers passing by, echoing their movement. The “chromosome image” of the vertical window openings provides movement with a large scale rhythm, the layer of creased metal in two contrasting hues interacts with motion by changing colour, the outer layer of printed glass softens the volume in small scale rhythm of continuous code.

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