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Platform Tower / OFIS Architects

  • 22:00 - 14 December, 2018
  • Curated by María Francisca González
Platform Tower / OFIS Architects
Platform Tower / OFIS Architects, © Tomaz Gregoric
© Tomaz Gregoric

© Will Pryce © Will Pryce © Will Pryce © Will Pryce + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Rok Oman, Spela Videcnik, Andrej Gregoric, Janez Martincic, Tomaz Cirkvencic, Alexandra Volkov, Aliaksandra Dalmateva, Alvaro Ramos, Anastasia Barasheva, Chiara Girolami, Joanna Basek, Lucas Blasco Sendon, Marta Kulawik, Nicola Delre, Perrine Chabance, Sam Eadington, Zhonghui Zhu, Viktoria Dimitrova, Filomena Zegarelli, Mariangela Fabbri, Arancha García-Quijada García, Andrea Capretti, Grzegorz Ostrowski
  • Area

    23415.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Interior Design

    Wright associates
  • Structural Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

    Biro 360
  • Electrical Engineering

  • Fire Consultant

  • Client

    Bavarski dvor and IHG
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© Tomaz Gregoric
© Tomaz Gregoric

Text description provided by the architects. The building is located in the business center of Ljubljana. It creates a gate together with the existing tower from the 1960s in the northern entrance to the city. The volume was pre-determined by strict urban rules and competition from 2007. The maximum height limit is at 82m.

© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce
Floor Plans
Floor Plans
© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce

The concept defines the massing as the clear assembling of platforms in order to dissolve the given massing into the urban landscape. The result is a Platform Tower- growing horizontal changing slabs following the fixed urban volume.
The opaque aluminum horizontal elements contrast with the transparent glass panels, diminishing the presence of the building in the urban context.

© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce

The aim is to incorporate the building to the existing urban context creating a cityscape. It is more an aggregation to the existing towers than an element that stands out as a contrast. Glazed areas are “shaded” with pixelated Slovene motif patterns in the form of an abstract curtain.

© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce
© Will Pryce

The program consists of 185 hotel rooms, lobby with a café in Ground Floor, SPA facility with a pool and a Restaurant on the roof. The restaurant also has a rooftop terrace with nice views overlooking the city. Most of the BOH program is located underground.

© Tomaz Gregoric
© Tomaz Gregoric

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Cite: "Platform Tower / OFIS Architects" 14 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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