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Garitage Park Complex in Bulgaria is the Epitome of "Mixed-Use"

06:00 - 20 April, 2018
Garitage Park Complex in Bulgaria is the Epitome of "Mixed-Use", Courtesy of MBB
Courtesy of MBB

Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects (MBB) has recently revealed its competition-winning design for the final phase of Garitage Park, a 41-acre complex in a growing district of Sofia, Bulgaria. The extensive mixed-use development by Garitage Investment Management, among several other major multinational companies developing nearby, will provide residences, a school, office, commercial, retail and event spaces to a large international population of residents. 

Courtesy of MBB Courtesy of MBB Courtesy of MBB Courtesy of MBB + 15

A3 - Advanced Architecture Apartments / STARH

03:00 - 13 November, 2017
A3 - Advanced Architecture Apartments / STARH, © 3inSpirit
© 3inSpirit

© 3inSpirit © 3inSpirit © 3inSpirit © 3inSpirit + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Architect in Charge

    Svetoslav Stanislavov
  • Design Team

    Dimitar Katsarov, Radostina Petkova, Iva Kostova, Hristo Dushev, Georgi Pasev
  • Area

    31218.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Cherry Orchard Residence / Bureau XII

22:00 - 17 March, 2017
Cherry Orchard Residence / Bureau XII, © George Palov
© George Palov

© Tsvetomir Dzhermanov © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov + 24

Pagoda House / I/O architects

03:00 - 16 February, 2016
Pagoda House / I/O architects, © Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

© Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Design Team

    Viara Jeliazkova, Georgi Katov, Stefan Apostolov
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Muzeiko Children's Science Discovery Center / Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

13:00 - 28 November, 2015
Muzeiko Children's Science Discovery Center  / Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership , © Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 10

Observation House / I/O architects

03:00 - 27 October, 2015
Observation House / I/O architects, © Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

© Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov + 30

Urban Module / Aedes Studio

20:00 - 13 March, 2015
Urban Module / Aedes Studio, © Aedes Studio
© Aedes Studio

© Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio + 28

National Museum Complex - Phase I / Yanko Apostolov Architects

00:00 - 7 February, 2015
National Museum Complex - Phase I / Yanko Apostolov Architects, © Assen Emilov
© Assen Emilov

© Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov © Assen Emilov + 28

Night Flight / Studio MODE

01:00 - 30 March, 2014
Night Flight / Studio MODE, Courtesy of Studio MODE
Courtesy of Studio MODE

Courtesy of Studio MODE Courtesy of Studio MODE Courtesy of Studio MODE Courtesy of Studio MODE + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Area

    1000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014

Sense Hotel / Lazzarini Pickering Architetti

01:00 - 4 March, 2014
Sense Hotel  / Lazzarini Pickering Architetti, © Matteo Piazza
© Matteo Piazza

© Matteo Piazza © Matteo Piazza © Matteo Piazza © Matteo Piazza + 16

2 Oaks House / OBIA

01:00 - 25 February, 2014
2 Oaks House / OBIA, © Georgi Ivanov
© Georgi Ivanov

© Georgi Ivanov © Alumina Elit © Alumina Elit © Alumina Elit + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Architects in Charge

    Nikolay Ostrev, Vladislav Ignatov
  • Area

    475.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Kindergarten KITA / Conveyer

01:00 - 9 December, 2013
Kindergarten KITA  / Conveyer, © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov
© Tsvetomir Dzhermanov

© Ralitsa Stoynova © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov © Tsvetomir Dzhermanov + 36

'Floating Plaza' Competition Entry / NC-Office

01:00 - 4 July, 2013
'Floating Plaza' Competition Entry / NC-Office, Courtesy of NC-Office
Courtesy of NC-Office

NC-Office shared with us their 'Floating Plaza' proposal for the competition that called for the urban concept and architectural design and development of Sveta Nedelya Square, in the city of Sofia. The main strategy for the project is to provide a clearly defined plaza for congregation in the heart of Sofia. To achieve this, the architects propose a plane which “peels” away from the north side of Sveta Nedelya Church and floats over Boulevard Vitosha. This ‘plane’ alludes to the historical use of that area of ancient Serdika. More images and architects' description after the break.

Red Apple Apartment Building / Aedes Studio

01:00 - 22 May, 2013
Red Apple Apartment Building  / Aedes Studio, © Aedes Studio
© Aedes Studio

© Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio © Aedes Studio + 32

Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / Radionica Arhitekture

01:00 - 16 April, 2013
Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / Radionica Arhitekture, Courtesy of Radionica Arhitekture
Courtesy of Radionica Arhitekture

Situated in the large fun park in the suburbs of Sofia, Radionica Arhitekture's proposal for the Collider Activity Center, which won one of five first prizes, is a small artificial 'mountain'. When external conditions are favorable, the facade opens and the internal atmosphere becomes external. The second layer is the hall, a kind of a "cytoplasm". The space between the façade and the climbing surface.This is the place of entrance, where the building and the park mix, the site of overlapping where all paths intersect. More images and architects' description after the break.

Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / INDEX

01:00 - 13 April, 2013
Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / INDEX, Courtesy of INDEX
Courtesy of INDEX

Located in the rapidly urbanizing Mladost area on the edge of central Sofia, the new Collider Activity Center, designed by INDEX, draws on the process of the tectonic movement and operations of geological forms as an organizational system to create architecture. The center will be one of the first new buildings to occupy the quasi Greenfield site and the broader urban structure plan for the area will eventually play host to a variety of new facilities, capitalizing on the latent potential of Bulgaria as an emerging economy. More images and architects' description after the break.

Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / Ignacio Gias, Jesús Lorenzo Garvín, Ana Vida

01:00 - 10 April, 2013
Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / Ignacio Gias, Jesús Lorenzo Garvín, Ana Vida, Courtesy of Ignacio Gias, Jesús Lorenzo Garvín, Ana Vida
Courtesy of Ignacio Gias, Jesús Lorenzo Garvín, Ana Vida

Located between two very different poles that have a great tension between them, architects Ignacio Gias, Jesús Lorenzo Garvín, and Ana Vida (Fissure Team), designed the building of the Collider Activity Center to appear as a flow connector in the territory. In doing so, they create a transition from the urban to nature, from the stability to the unpredictable, from colonized to wild territories. It is broken by an organic geometry, by the adventure, by the representation of the natural world, that cuts the building and makes the users 'break it, break it through, to the other side' as a door to adventure. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / SO-AP Architects

01:00 - 7 April, 2013
Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / SO-AP Architects, Courtesy of SO-AP Architects
Courtesy of SO-AP Architects

By creating a space which is open onto the city and welcoming for visitors, the proposal for the Collider Activity Center  by SO-AP Architects intends to be a place of importance in the city of Sofia. The objective is to propose a building designed to meet the expectations of a wide audience motivated by the challenge and keen on using a place offering multiple combinations of sports and rest, while being able to enjoy views on the city and its surroundings. More images and architects' description after the break.