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3LHD architects: miramare business center

Croatia Architecture News - Jul 6, 2009 - 12:18   8452 views

the miramare business center in zagreb, croatia is one of 3LHD architects latest projects. the studio wonfirst prize in the public competition to design the structure this past may.  the building site sits in betweenzagreb’s classical center and a more modern area dominated by public and social buildings. their designaims to unify these two side of the city with two interacting volumes. the first is a smaller tower with 5 floors and a taller one with 20 floors. in between the two buildings is a semi open atrium connecting theinterior with the public space. commercial facilities are placed in the main floor which serves as the mainaccess to the centre. the upper portions of the two towers are for businesses and the top floor has apanoramic viewpoint. to distinguish the building the architects will clad the faced in glass modules whichare pulled in and out to create a rich texture.