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  7. Situla Housing and Office Complex / Bevk Perovic

Situla Housing and Office Complex / Bevk Perovic

  • 21:00 - 8 May, 2015
Situla Housing and Office Complex / Bevk Perovic
Situla Housing and Office Complex / Bevk Perovic, © Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

© Miran Kambic © Miran Kambic © Miran Kambic © Miran Kambic + 29

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vilharjeva cesta, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Design Team

    Matija Bevk, Vasa J. Perovic, Andrej Ukmar, Christophe Riss, Jure Kozin, Gonzalo Piqueras, Blaz Gorican, Natasa Sprah, Maja Valic, Davor Pocivasek, Ida Sedusak
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Structural Engineering

    Gravitas d.o.o. / Gorazd Crnko, Mitja Kovacec
  • Building Physics / Detailing

    Polytechnic d.o.o. / Peter Zargi
  • Mechanical Engineering

    Architron d.o.o. / Rudi Grahek, Robert Krese
  • Electrical Engineering

    IBE d.d. / Viktor Leskovec, Silvo Topler
  • Drainage Engineering

    Komunalaprojekt d.o.o. / Niko Nosan, Dusan Ristanovic
  • Traffic Engineering

    Projekt GT d.o.o. / Gasper Blejec, Bostjan Ramovs
  • Construction Supervision

    MCM inzeniring d.o.o. / Milan Crepinsek, Josip Sostar
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

Text description provided by the architects. The new housing, shopping, and office complex on Vilharjeva street is part of a redevelopment project of the area surrounding the central railway-station in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, the largest urban renewal project in Slovenia.

© Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

The Situla complex, the first building to be built within the area of the new master plan, comprises a mix of different housing typologies, accompanied by diverse retail and office programmes on the lower floors, above a large, five-floor underground car park, with a total of nearly 80,000 m2 of space.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Conceived within the strict limits of the master plan, which prescribed the exact outline of the entire complex – a two-story public ‘plinth,’ eight-story apartment slab and a 20-story ‘skyscraper’ – the idea of the project is to try to unify all different programmatic and volumetric demands within a common, single-material gesture: copper/bronze-coloured perforated ‘skin,’ appearing in different guises throughout the project.

© Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

The diversity of habitation possibilities, above the office and shopping ‘plinth,’ is a driving force of the project, ranging from patio houses and loft apartments on the top floor of the ‘plinth,’ to the standard apartment units in the eight-story ‘slab’ and lower levels of the ‘skyscraper.’  Further up the ‘skyscraper’ the standard apartments grow in size and quality into larger apartments, duplexes, and two large penthouses on the top level of the skyscraper.

© Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

All of the apartments are fully glazed, providing panoramic views of both the city centre and mountainous landscape surrounding Ljubljana.  Wrapped with continuous ribbons of terraces, the apartments can be fully open towards the outside.

Sketch
Sketch

A continuous enclosure in copper/bronze coloured perforated sliding aluminium panels projects an ever-changing, but simultaneously uniform appearance of the multipurpose complex to the city.

© Miran Kambic
© Miran Kambic

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Cite: "Situla Housing and Office Complex / Bevk Perovic" 08 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/625830/situla-housing-and-office-complex-bevk-perovic/> ISSN 0719-8884