zaha hadid: bratislava culenova new city center   phase one zaha hadid: bratislava culenova new city center   phase one
feb 25, 2013

zaha hadid: bratislava culenova new city center phase one

‘bratislava culenova new city center’ by zaha hadid, bratislava, slovakiaimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

scheduled for completion in 2013, zaha hadid‘s ‘bratislava culenova city center’ will surely transform the identity of the slovakian metropolis. a matrix of circular and ovular patterns divides the square site into a series of fluid paths and footprints around a decommissioned power plant.extruded residential and office towers grow taller towards the perimeter of the plot, while mid-rise pavilion-scale structures better adapt tothe human scale. the facades of the elliptical towers are characterized by an orthogonal structural grid exhibited on a variety of scales with a slight gradient of solidity that exposes the spaces as they grow taller. green spaces become sculptural circulation elements that tie all of the programstogether on an urban scale, engages the user.

 

 

engaging site featuresimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

circular towersimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

digital displayimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

museum next to the decommissioned power plantimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

siteimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

bird’s eye view – nightimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

museum interiorimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

exhibition spaceimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

image courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

 

 elevationimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

elevationimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

elevationimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

section perspectiveimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

section perspectiveimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

digital structural modelimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

axonometric of structural elementsimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

structural detailimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

diagram of green spaceimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects 

 

circulation diagramimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

site planimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 

 floor plan / typical residentialimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

 floor plan / typical officeimage courtesy of zaha hadid architects

 

project info:

name: bratislava culenova new city centrelocation: bratislava, slovakiaconstruction period: 2010 – 2013developer: penta investments limited

designgross floor area: 150,000 sqmm2offices: 66,550 sqmhousing: 69,805 sqmcultural: 5,000 sqm

phase 1(office tower, restaurant pavilion, underground parking)height of tower: 115mGFA (above ground): 43,560 m2 (29 floors)GFA (underground): 15,945 m2 (2 floors)office space: 34,568 m2restaurant: 1,327 m2retail: 1,084 m2

  • Great concept !

    Alex the Greek says:
  • Nice Project, really different!!

    René Alberto Mateo Placencio says:
  • Dugtrio, I choose you.

    enough said

    idle_crane says:
  • retro tactility; makes me want to grab one and shout “good morning vietnam”.

    nicey says:
  • so nice……

    rozario says:

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