Superform is an architectural bureau with an 18-year tradition. It is distinguished by its recognisable and unique custom-made and customer-centric architecture.
The bureau’s owners are architects Marjan Poboljšaj and Anton Žižek. They have over 20 years of experience, which they have gained in their professional careers by collaborating with architects from the Sadar+Vuga bureau, working on projects in Germany and in the field of engineering in the company IMOS. The knowledge gained from various professions and backgrounds, combined with many years of experience, are a guarantee for a comprehensive and professional service. Together with their highly-skilled and committed colleagues, they create unforgettable stories and experiences.
Founders of the office:
graduated in 1997 at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana. Indulging in a flow of visual imagination and external impulses, he upgrades the basic principles of perceiving form, experience of the space and the way of life.
graduated in 1997 at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana. He is interested in the architecture as an interdisciplinary branch, which is dynamically attached to space and time. Architecture is a tool that helps informing the individual and the society.
Current team: Špela Gliha, Marcel Žnidarič
In the Superform bureau, we create responsible and recognisable architecture that expresses our client’s identity. Together with our clients, we cocreate and upgrade the built environment for a more beautiful world.
We believe in architecture as something beyond function and form. It is a multi-layered experience based on stories and adventure. We create a tangible experience that can be felt or simply enjoyed.
1. PASSION – We discover new architectural experiences. We explore boundaries.
2. EXPERIENCE – We experience a story in the embrace of a physical space.
3. UNIQUENESS – We recognise needs, exceed expectations, and make dreams come true.
4. COLLABORATION – We listen, respect, inspire.
5. MAN, SOCIETY, EARTH – “I am feeling very Olympic today.”
6. A COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE – That is all we want.
Superform. Form follows experience.
Levels of perception:
The physical level. Folding space.
We experience space with our bodies. The experiences are: tectonics, morphology and ergonomics of space.
The sensual level. Molding time.
We experience space with all our senses: eyesight, hearing, smell, balance, taste and touch. The experiences are: light, high, open, rough.
The mental level. Holding attention.
It represents an experience of the mind. We experience: archetype, symbol, association, idea, thought, story, memory, harmony.
(Experience is) folding space.
(Experience is) molding time.
(Experience is) holding attention.
(Form is) folding space.
(Form is) molding time.
(Form is) holding attention.
(Experience is living form)
Note rhyming verbs: fold/mold/hold
Conceptual coordinates: XYZ / SPACE / TIME / ATTENTION