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location ljubljana, slovenia date 2011-2012 program apartment client private
area 115 m2 cost - type - status built
Level apartment … inside Art Nouveau house
2012_Ljubljana, Slovenia

The project is the renovation of an apartment contained within an art nouveau building originally
designed and built in 1902 (architect C.M. Koch). The building is a 5 floor residential block
in the centre of Ljubljana overlooks an adjacent square within a layered district of residential
and mixed use buildings.
The brief required an open plan layout within clearly defined spaces.

concept phases

- a new layout features an open arrangement space defined by elevating rooms to varied heights
-rooms defined by elevating the floor heights, creating an uninterrupted
circulation flow within the space which doubles as storage underspace
-retaining only the dominant structural partitions, the continuous circulation maintains a feeling of a
unified entity comprised of smaller entities
- changing levels for definition of rooms, furniture merged with floors to define use of room the space
-Use of floors as definition of rooms instead of walls
-creating furniture from floor elements
-refurbishing of historic elements, doors, windows etc

  Main data:
Location: Ljubljana historical City Centre
Type: Residential apartment
Client: private
Renovation Area: 115 m2

Project team:
OFIS arhitekti :
Rok Oman
Spela Videcnik
Andrej Gregoric
Janez Martincic
Janja Del Linz
William Gibson
Estefania Lopez Tornay
Nika Zufic

photo:
Tomaz Gregoric, Jan Celeda

tags:
-historical city centre
-renovation of apartment inside Art Nouveau palace