Architecture and Architectural design is one of GI ”s core services. Our architects bring a large breadth of expertise covering every type of building development. Architecture for Geokon / OpusGeo Headquarters in SamoborThe building is a business facility with laboratories for geomechanical testing of soil, administrative offices and project design bureau.
Dimensions of the newly formed plot conditioned the extended form of the project. The town planning guidelines allowed planning of four elevations; basement, ground floor, 1st and 2nd floor and the flat roof.
Considering the different functions of the project that can be described as laboratories, administration and project designing, they are according to functions located at the different elevations, and the project corpus differentiates the project functionality shifting the top elevation in regard to the ground and the first floor making the shelter over the main entrance and covering the possible parking area and entrance to the basement platform.
The working spaces are flexibly adaptable divided by glass partition walls and light partitioned and can be transformed regarding the needs of the Investor. Considering the transformability of layout the modular floor is foreseen enabling changing of connection points for electric supply, waterworks and sewerage.
The facade would be partially glazed and sun protected and partially stone slabs cladded. The environment landscaping would include grass surfaces with groups of trees planted according the landscaping project.