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Vander Urbani Resort : Slovenia

Hotel + Resort Development Slovenia design by Sadar Vuga Arhitekti

post updated 16 April 2024

Vander Urbani Resort, Slovenia

The architectural and design project for Vander Urbani Resort in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is completed.

Vander Urbani Resort Building Slovenia
photo : David Lotrič

14 Sep 2012

Vander Urbani Resort

Hotel Vander is a new hotel design located in the historic centre of Ljubljana. The hotel is constructed within the interior space of four historic adjacent buildings.

Vander Urbani Resort Hotel Hotel Vander Resort Hotel Vander Ljubljana
photos : David Lotrič

The design of the building plan is spread vertically, with a ground floor space that serves as the main public part of the building and contains the reception, restaurant and bar/lounge areas. The next three levels are organised around a vertical atrium with stairs and contain 16 rooms. The top floor of the hotel includes a glasshouse with a large open terrace and pool.

Hotel Vander Resort Hotel Vander Resort Hotel Vander Resort
photos : Miran Kambi

The exterior facade of the building remains untouched and preserved. Conversely, upon entrance to the hotel you enter a new identifiable area that is the innovative space of Hotel Vander. The design of the hotel was based upon the kaleidoscopic play of 3D patterns in different materials, and reflections that extend the borders of the constructed space. Due to the reflections created inside the building, the visitor becomes a part of the interior.

Hotel Vander Resort Hotel Vander Resort Hotel Vander Resort
photos : Miran Kambi

The rooms are designed with light colours, textile floors and contain glass partition walls to the bathrooms. Rooms appear to be more like homely living rooms, due to custom designed furniture pieces such as the black tables and mirrored wish box with mini bar. A special feature of the hotel is the long terrace with wooden decking and swimming pool. All the floors inside the building are interconnected with a vertical hall that also serves as a light shaft. In addition the northern wall of the atrium is cladded with a hanging metal curtain which allows light to diffuse inside the core of the building.

Vander Urbani Resort Hotel Hotel Vander Resort
photos : David Lotrič

Vander Urbani Resort – Building Information

Type: Leisure
Source: commission
Client: Private Client
Project phase: built
Site: Krojaška ulica, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Building surface area: 675 m2
Site area: 232 m2
Storeys: Basement + ground floor + 3 storeys + terrace

basement: kitchen, vine cellar
ground floor: restaurant, reception, lounge bar
1st – 3rd floor: 16 rooms
terrace: relax space, sun deck, pool

Structure: Reinforced Concrete
Architects: Sadar + Vuga (Jurij Sadar, Boštjan Vuga, Mirjam Milić, Petra Stojsavljević, Vanja Gortnar, Bruno Henriques, Bine Tekavec)
Structure consultants: ELEA ic d.o.o.

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