OFIS architects: level apartment OFIS architects: level apartment
mar 13, 2012

OFIS architects: level apartment

‘level apartment’ by OFIS architects, ljubljana, slovenia image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda all images courtesy of OFIS architects

slovenian practice OFIS architects have recently completed ‘level apartment’, an apartment within an art nouveau structure in the historic center of ljubljana, slovenia. Dating from 1902, the 5 storey residential block by architect C.M. koch overlooks an adjacent square within a layered district of residential and mixed use buildings. previous an enclosed space, the new layout features an open arrangement with areas instead are defined by elevating rooms to varied heights.

retaining only the dominant structural partitions, the continuous circulation maintains a feeling of a unified entity comprised of smaller entities. storage and furniture were combined into the floors and walls using similar materials to connect each room. steps to the sleeping and shower levels to conceal additional storage, adding to the uninterrupted flow. vintage doors, windows and details were retained and refurbished maintaining the character of the original architecture.

bathroom image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

living room image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

living room image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

studio image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

kitchen images © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

living room image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

bedroom image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

entry to bathroom from bedroom image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

private bathroom and wardrobe area image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

bathroom and adjacent wardrobe imagse © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

wardrobe image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

(left) door to balcony (right) steps to bathroom image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

bathroom image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

water closet image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

entry elevation image © tomaz gregoric, jan celeda

during construction

floor plan / level 0 1. entrance 2. living room 3. kitchen 4. studio 5. toilet 6. bathroom 7. wardrobe 8. bedroom 9. balcony

existing floor plan / level 0





progress concept diagram

construction intervention diagram

levels program diagram

levels program diagram

project info:

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

  • WOW!

    william says:
  • i want to live in that house. seriously.

    duyguka says:
  • good design thanks designboom .

    www.projeyardim.com says:
  • This apartment is gorgeous!
    The wood floors and cabinets being of the same beautiful wood makes this apartment sing.
    Does anyone know what kind of wood was specified?

    faf says:
  • Really good design! With some cute [url=http://www.ideann.com/home-supplies] home appliances [/url], it will more vividly.

    ideann says:
  • Um, I think it\’s kinda silly. Bit pretentious. And what about all that detritus we shed during our daily lives? Where, O where will this end up? All under the bed, as per. Sigh.

    NellyNeighSayer says:
  • What about when you come home drunk. All those stairs can cause serious problems. 🙂

    Octavian says:
  • Beautiful!!!

    Hemdabella says:
  • Interior design by Cosmo Kramer! (Actually, though, I love it!)

    Taylor Haywood says:
  • Cosmo never finished levels, I got the bet. 🙂 Taylor, I love this project too

    Seinfeld says:
  • Jerry, I still have time, a bet is a bet….I will call these guys dow

    kramer says:
  • I will do the opposite, build holes in the floor

    George Costanza says:
  • super great

    merve says:

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