Program: Residential building
Gross Area: 12 948 sq.m
Completion year: 2022
Lead Architect: Svetoslav Stanislavov
Team Members: Dimitar Katsarov, Iva Kostova, Hristo Dushev, Petar Nikolov, Borislav Stanchev, Georgi Pasev, Vladimir Kavaev, Debora Dimitrova, Sanya Kovacheva, Marina Madzharova, Maria Yanakieva
Interior Design: Pavel Bunovski
Photography: © Dian Stanchev
In the heart of Sofia, Bulgaria, where the dynamic General Danail Nikolaev Blvd. meets the serene embrace of Zaimov Park, Infinity Park emerges as a testament to architectural ingenuity. Crafted by the visionary mind of lead architect Svetoslav Stanislavov and his team at STARH, this residential masterpiece transcends conventional boundaries, seamlessly blending with its surroundings while pushing the envelope of modern design.
Design Concept: Merging Nature and Geometry
At the core of Infinity Park‘s design philosophy lies a meticulous integration of nature and geometric elegance. The unique property, nestled between the bustling boulevard and the tranquil Zaimov Park, inspired the architects to create a contemporary residential haven. The clean and sophisticated geometric volume of the building is a nod to the balance between the dynamism of urban life and the peacefulness of nature.
Facades: Where Art Meets Environment
Infinity Park defies the conventional notion of front and rear facades. Instead, it boasts two distinct faces, each tailored to its respective environment. The southern facade, adorned with expansive glazing, creates an “infinity” effect, providing panoramic views of the park and the majestic mountain beyond. In contrast, the northern facade bordering the boulevard exhibits a robust and clear aesthetic.
The northern facade’s ascetic line gains a touch of finesse with pixel-shaped, large-scale aluminum composite panels. These panels, in varying shades of gray, reach up to an impressive 7 meters, adding a modern and dynamic dimension to the structure. A suspended, ventilated facade of aluminum composite panels, in harmony with glass, not only enhances the building’s aesthetics but also aligns seamlessly with a neighboring structure, creating a cohesive architectural narrative.
Materials and Precision: A Symphony of Modernity
The choice of materials for Infinity Park reflects a commitment to modern design principles. The fusion of aluminum and glass allows for a design characterized by purity of form, precision in execution, durability, and minimal maintenance. The high-tech, suspended, ventilated facade envelops the entire building, creating a visually stunning interplay between sleek glass and pixelated aluminum panels.
Architectural Team and Interior Elegance
Infinity Park‘s realization owes much to the collective brilliance of the architectural team led by Svetoslav Stanislavov. Dimitar Katsarov, Iva Kostova, Hristo Dushev, and a cadre of talented individuals collaborated to bring this vision to life. Interior designer Pavel Bunovski added the finishing touches, ensuring that the internal spaces resonate with the same level of elegance as the exterior.
Conclusion: A Timeless Beacon in Sofia’s Skyline
As Infinity Park stands tall against the Sofia skyline, it not only elevates the city’s architectural profile but also sets a new standard for residential living. Svetoslav Stanislavov and STARH have not just built a structure; they’ve created a timeless masterpiece that harmonizes with nature, embraces modernity, and stands as a symbol of architectural brilliance in Sofia, Bulgaria.