Slovenia-based OFIS arhitekti shared with us their football stadium for FC Bate Borisov, of Belarus. Construction is expected to begin next year. More images and architect’s description after the break.
Ljubljana City Council has approved the project ‘Shopping Pillow Terraces’, by Slovenia-based OFIS arhitekti. The project, a commercial and residential complex located on a main pedestrian street in Ljubljana City Center will begin its construction next year. More images and architect’s description after the break.
A couple of days ago we featured a project by Slovenian architects Enota, which received second prize in an invited competition. In that project, our readers asked for OFIS arhitekti’s proposal to the competition, so they shared it with us for you to enjoy. More images and architect’s description after the break.
Slovenia-based OFIS arhitekti (see their projects here) are looking for a local office around Minsk, Belarus and Sochi, Russia to work with two sports projects (a football stadium and a building for Winter Olympics). If you’re interested in working with OFIS arhitekti please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Architects: OFIS Arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Directors in Charge: Rok Oman, Špela Videčnik Project Team: Andrej Gregorič, Janez Martinčič, Janja Del Linz, Katja Aljaz, Anna Breda, Cristian Gheorghe, Kasia Bernatek, Magdalena Lacka Project Area: 18,000 sqm + 8,000 sqm underground parking Design Year: 2008-2010
Slovenian architects OFIS Architekti shared with us this affordable sustainable housing project in El Paso, Texas. The proposal separates the site in two roughly equal halves: North and South. The North is proposed for Phase II of the development, because its corner location suited best as commercial or mixed use development. Housing complex is located in more quiet, southern part of the plot and is gathered in a form of a nest – living mount of apartments, stuck one above another. The form makes a perfect shape as a shield protecting the units from sun and wind and the other hand offers quality environment: light, well ventilated with created different types of shared areas, both external and internal. Apartment units are orientated towards the internal park or towards the exterior. With its orientation keep intimacy and opened views to inhabitants. Apartments on level +1 around the internal park have atriums and terraces connected to the plaza.
While in Croatia, I took some time to visit Ljubljana, Slovenia, and interview OFIS Arhitekti. The practice was founded in 1998 by partners Rok Oman and Spela Videcnik, both graduates from the Ljubljana architecture school and the Architectural Association.
Architects: Sadar Vuga Arhitekti (lead architect); KSS, London (consultant in sports architecture); MYSI, Tel Aviv (shopping centre concept); OFIS arhitekti, Ljubljana (architect shopping centre) Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Landscape Architects: AKKA, Ljubljana Construction Engineering: Gradis; Atelier One, London Mechanical Engineering: Lenassi; Jelen & Zaveršnik Electrical Engineering: Elprojekt; UTRIS Fire Engineering: EKOsystem Client: Ljubljana City Municipality, Grep Project year: 2007 Site Area: 182,000 sqm Constructed Area: 460,720 sqm Photographs: Sadar Vuga
Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Maldives Islands Project Leaders: Rok Oman, Špela Videčnik Design Year: 2004-2006 Further Development: 2009 Design Team: Nejc Batistic, Martina Lipicer, Marisa Baptista 3d Animations & Realisations: David Lozej, Jaka Zvan, Rok Jereb