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Commercial And Residential Complex

Ofis Arhitekti

The shopping mall and residential complex designed by Ofis Arhitekti occupies a central location in the Alpine town of Bohinjska Bistrica near lake Bohinj, Slovenia. The brief required a new commercial and residential complex where a former shopping mall had once stood. The two functions are, however, quite separate. A supermarket and a coffee shop occupy the ground floor while the square roof supports a four-storey apartment block and a communal garden for the apartment dwellers. The recessed ground-floor elevations comprise a characteristic combination of glazing, steel slabs and ample use of larch slat cladding.
The steeply sloped roof of the L-shaped residential volume by architects Rok Oman and Špela Videcnik incorporates the last two floors to create attic apartments. The gradient is especially accentuated over the east elevation, giving the effect of a stepped volume similar...

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