Slnečnice - The Sunflowers 1st phase / Compass Atelier

Slnečnice - The Sunflowers 1st phase / Compass Atelier

© Katarina Bako© Pavel Meluš© Pavel Meluš© Katarina Bako+ 25

  • Architect In Charge:Matej Grébert, Juraj Benetin, Miroslav Čatloš, Juraj Česelský, Peter Cibulka, Ján Droždiak, Miroslava Gašparová
  • Country:Slovakia
More SpecsLess Specs
© Pavel Meluš
© Pavel Meluš

Text description provided by the architects. The Sunflowers residences are a pilot project in South Bratislava, which by its size and urban ambitions belongs amongst the largest urban development projects in Bratislava. They are located in the south of Petržalka district – on the edge of the lowlands forest, between an artificial hill and Danube embankment.

© Katarina Bako
© Katarina Bako

The complex includes 71 terraced family houses and 200 apartments. The basic concept was to bring to Petržalka the missing formats of living and public space, formally defining itself against it, but at the same time relating to it by means of contrast and needs of its inhabitants.

Plan
Plan

Great emphasis was placed on a comprehensive and high-quality public space, and on the architectural consistency of houses and streets. Its essential ambition was to create a semi-public space for people to meet. Thus there was created an open space that includes a sports area, children’s playground and greenery, and that clearly separates and defines the area for apartments from the other one for family houses.

© Pavel Meluš
© Pavel Meluš

Project gallery

See allShow less

Project location

Address:Bratislava, Slovakia

Click to open map
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Slnečnice - The Sunflowers 1st phase / Compass Atelier" 23 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/780845/slnecnice-the-sunflowers-1st-phase-compass-atelier> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.