Iconic representation of the new and modern Bulgaria and Europe, the International Center UniCredit Bulbank in Sofia, designed by SGS Architetti Associati and Studio Scagliotti has been awarded with the bulgarian prize Building of the Year 2015 in the “Concrete in architecture” category, thanks to the interaction between technology, design and environmentally-friendly solutions.
After beeing awarded with the prize “Innovative Business Space in the House 2015” by the Bulgarian magazine Ideal Home, the SGS Architetti Associati and Studio Scagliotti’s project, won the most important prize in Bulgaria in the construction and architecture field.
Realized by the biggest Bulgarian bank, UniCredit Bulbank, in the the administrative and commercial area of Sofia in only 3 months, the Unicredit Innovation Center is an innovative headquarters, capable to offer state of art services to current and future investors.
Warmth, elegance and flexibility: these are the main drivers of the project.
The first floor, for example, was designed with a system of movable walls that allows to modify the space in case of need, combining harmoniously at the same time light, space and sound, while the meeting rooms, with a polished marble and black granite floor, are fully equipped to change into temporary offices, with an adjacent kitchen with a bar.
Cutting-edge and environmentally friendly technical solutions have been used in the domotic control of the hitting, ventilation and cooling VRV system and in the LEDlighting one, directly managed by an app, that can be used also to book the different meeting rooms.
Text by Gabriele Masi.