location ljubljana, slovenia date 1997-2000 program housing/residential client -
area 5600 m2 cost - type competition / 1.prize status built
Three similar objects are located within the new developed master plan area in the green zone of the city overlooking the lake. The architectural competition brief was made according to master plan which planned several housing types. Our entry won in section three-floor housing blocks. The presented one is on the plot 16 by 62 meters. has shared underground garage. Primarily the area was planned as a luxurious housing in nature for diplomats. During the phases of planning the investor changed several times and as the result the budget was cut down drastically. The sizes of the apartments had to be redesigned and all visible materials were changed by the investor itself to the cheapest ones on the market.
Prototype:
The programmatic stripe is divided into segments of 19.00m which become the main structural and installation shafts grid. Within the grid different sizes of apartments are organized. This allowed investor to decide and change the structure of the apartments during the construction according to the market.
Living areas are opened to the lake and to the west; sleeping areas are on the east and in the middle services. On the same grid of structure and ventilation shafts various sizes and typologies of apartments can be organised.The west facade is glazed and defined by the rhythm of changing balconies and loggias.

  Housing Block on the plot 16 x 62 m

Competition, 1st Prize
1997-2000

authors:
rok oman
spela videcnik

contracting office:
biro 71