In the Dragons’s Nest
In the Dragons's Nest
Superform: Marjan Poboljšaj, Anton Žižek, Špela Gliha
Renderings: Goran Djokić
The project includes the renovation of two neighboring terraced houses in Koper. Today, the two houses are an integral part of the five-story house built in 1962. The client wants a visual transformation of the building and the reorientation of the premises (living program) in the direction of the sea.
In the lowest floor, which is accessible from the road, the existing garage is transformed into an entrance area, which with a new staircase allows access to the upper floors of the building. A breakthrough for panoramic glass is made on the ground floor, which allows a view from the existing study. The largest interventions are carried out on the floor, where the perimeter brick walls are removed, with smaller window openings replaced by large glass panoramic walls sandwiched between the new steel structure of the columns and beams.
The building with a fence, sunshades and a green ring sums up the identity of the built space and thus creates a unique experience that we perceive both visually and spatially. The "dragon's nest" with the dragon's head represents the continuation and completion of a series of terraced houses and at the same time a nest, which means a home and a new experience of open living spaces directed towards the light-sea.