Project:

Partnership Šmartinska

Year:

2008

Client:

City of Ljubljana

Location:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Program:

Office, Housing, Retail, Leisure, Park, Public Space

Area:

230 ha

Architect:

Hosoya Schaefer Architects AG, Zürich

Commission:

Competition: 1st prize Commissioned for integrated masterplan Zoning plan revision completed 2011

Infrastructure:

Space Syntax, London

Traffic Planning:

IBV W. Hüsler AG, Zürich

Strategy / Finance:

Mountainworks, Den Haag Fakton, Rotterdam Zaja Real Estate, Den Haag

Landscape Architect:

Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten, Zurich

Sustainability Strategy:

Arup, London

Masterplan:

2008-2033

Visualisation:

Rendertaxi, Aachen

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2008 – 1st Prize

Ljubljana has a unique historic opportunity to seize the benefits of national independence, EU membership and strong economic development and to define the role and identity of a capital in the 21st century. The largest project currently is the Partnership Šmartinska Masterplan, a private-public partnership between the City of Ljubljana and ten private land owners. The project has been developed by Hosoya Schaefer and their team of planers, incorporated into the new zoning plan of the city and will be executed in steps over many years.

This project proposes a process of phased urban renovation supported by an improved spatial layout and the implementation of new, multimodal, and sustainable infrastructure. The most optimistic scenario envisions 1.5 mio sqm of new development on this 230 ha large site over the next 25 years.

At the area’s heart is a triangular central park of 5.9 ha. On its north side a new boulevard transverses the entire site. This road is the infrastructural backbone and main organizing element of the redevelopment area, connecting it to the central station and the city center.

The proposal is based on two different urban patterns and their associated functions: the extension of the city fabric with a flexible program mix utilizing the primary typology of the perimeter block and the extension of the shopping area in the east (BTC) with its generous spaces, large volumes, and shorter building-life cycles offering high commercial returns.

Publications

Light Capital

The Berlage Institute Research Report, Urban Scripts for Ljubljana, 10/06

Projects

Architecture

Station square and station roof in Herisau, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Multi-family house in Binz, Switzerland
Current state: building permission

Interior design for an apartment in Park Tower, Zug
Recently completed

Innovative highrise on the countryside, Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland
Current state: concept

Parking garage with shop in Zug, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Riedmatt Ebikon
Housing, retail, ateliers
Current state: concept design

Seegarten Altendorf
Family-living, elderly-living, retail
Current state: preliminary design phase

House Chile
Innovative single family home in forrest setting
Current state: building permit submission

Buchs Areal Fegeren
Building for precision-industry
Current state: study

Urban Design

Technologycluster Zug
Urban framework plan and design concept

Masterplan Industriestrasse Nord, Zug, Switzerland

Hafencity Elbbrückenquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan and urban framework plan

Wilhelmsburg Elbinselquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan, urban framework plan and typology studies

National Innovation Park Switzerland, Hub Zurich
Development studies

Innovation- and production park Patton Barracks, Heidelberg
Urban framework plan

Wil West, Kanton Thurgau, Switzerland
Urban design concept

Urban design concept for a site in Uzwil, Switzerland

Urban design concept for a site in Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland

Urban design concept with public participation for Neugasse Zürich

Masterplan Dierikon, Switzerland

Urban System Research

Mobiglobe Autostadt Wolfsburg, Volkswagen, Germany
Mobility research

Strelka Institute, Moscow
Teaching: Advanced Urban Design

Development strategy for 3 communities in the Kanton St. Gallen, Switzerland

Contact

Zürich office

Flüelastrasse 10 8048 Zürich Switzerland (Google Maps)
T. +41 (0)43 243 6313 F. +41 (0)43 243 6315
office@hosoyaschaefer.com

Kyoto office

Jimukinoueda bldg. 602 21 Sakaimachi Gojo-Takakurakado Shimogyoku Kyoto Japan
T. +81 (0)75 744 1503
office@hosoyaschaefer.com