Rybnik Residential and Services Building

Team: Irgen Salianji, Karolina Szóstkiewicz, Karolina Duda, Konstantina Lola
Location: Rybnik, Poland
Program: Residential



    The city of Rybnik has a strong identity based on its history, industrial heritage and medieval urban fabric. Its historic centre is both picturesque and modern, it combines dense urban districts with green parks, riverfronts and significant landmarks scattered in close vicinity. Part of the city’s future development, the site for the new residential and services buildings at Ul. Gen. J. Hallera street is a strategic plot in the heart of the city centre that is currently empty and creates a discontinuity in the urban fabric. The site carries the challenge of becoming a strong urban connector between the northern and the southern parts of the historic centre, namely between the main square of the city, the market, the Magistrates Court and the other important buildings in the immediate surroundings. The construction of the residential blocks A, B and the new public spaces around them can generate a new reference point in the city, provide public uses that can stimulate vibrancy and offer a series of diverse public spaces and landscaped areas that can serve the citizens of all ages and preferences. The positioning of the two new buildings will define the way in which the site will be organized and will frame the urban connections between the public spaces that will be created.  



The residential and services buildings A and B are designed as two L-shaped volumes that form an clear urban block and enclose a green landscaped courtyard in the middle. The block is open on the two corners to allow for public access and create an urban connection between the Nacyna river on the west and the market on the south. The alignment of the two volumes takes into consideration the two historic buildings on Ul. Gen. J. Hallera street, the new multi-storey parking facility and the new Education Pavilion that are projected to be build on the site, as well as the other alignments that relate to the existing buildings and public spaces in and around the development. To further connect the buildings block with its context, the street no. 1 is designed to cross through the landscaped courtyard and connect with the street no. 2, which is framed by the Building B and is designed as a wide paved boulevard with trees, playgrounds, sitting areas and other activities along it. The project proposes a clear and efficient knitting of the urban connections and the building volumes on the site, in a way that they intensify the public character and interplay of iconic – yet modest in terms of building volumes - architecture in the city centre. 



The proposal gives particular attention to the distinct character of the city, the important elements around and the integration of the existing buildings on the site, so that a sensible and sustainable result can be achieved that binds the area together. In so doing, on the western edge of the development the element of the water appears to make a connection to the Nacyna river, alongside the break in the volumes and the landscaping on the route from the river passage to the southern side of the site through the public courtyard. On the southern edge of the Building A, there is a wide passage on the ground floor that connects the courtyard to the two existing historic buildings that are preserved and restored to accommodate services. The facade of the new development is cladded in coral colour bricks and is monolithic and textured on the southern side to connect to and at the same time stand out from the two existing buildings, which are also cladded in brown coloured bricks and bear a monolithic facade.  


Both the existing buildings and the ground floor of the Building A accommodate services, so that the space in between them can concentrate people and generate urban momentum. The eastern edge of the development frames the new pedestrian passage no. 2 and the outdoors public activities that are developed alongside it, emphasising the importance of the site as an urban connector to the market and the Magistrates Court in the south. A second brake in the block’s volume between the Buildings A and B connects the street no. 2 to the landscaped courtyard through a wide roofed portal, while around this side services are planned for the ground floor to generate public flow and attractions for the visitors.



The main material used for the cladding of the block is brick, a material that refers to the industrial heritage and the particular character of the city. The coral colour of the brick, however, provides to the project a distinct identity, it makes it stand out and at times appear as a generic background for the existing buildings. The public spaces inside and around the block are paved with different kinds of Silesian natural stones, such as sandstone, granite, marble etc. Most of the urban furniture are designed as precast monolithic concrete elements often finished in oak wood in the sitting areas. The street no. 1 in the courtyard of the residential block is paved with permeable concrete blocks that allow the grass to grow in between, retaining the continuity of the landscape and ensuring the slow traffic of loading cars and the vehicles of the residents with disabilities. The interiors of the apartments are simple and robust, using strong material that are durable and aesthetically pleasing, such as terrazzo or wooden floors, exposed concrete ceilings, plywood cladded walls, white stuccoed walls and large glass openings that allow natural light and ventilation for each apartment. 




Szczecin Public Library

Team: Irgen Salianji, Karolina Szóstkiewicz, Karolina Duda, Konstantina Lola
Status: Competition project
Location: Szczecin, Poland
Program: Library


Szczecin has emerged as one of the most innovative cities in Poland during the last two decades, by investing in its cultural and architectural future with important projects such as the new Philharmonic and the National Museum in the historic centre. The district of Prawobrzeże, however, lacks similar institutional and architectural buildings that can strengthen its identity and enrich its loose urban fabric with cultural services. The new Municipal Public Library can become an important reference point for Prawobrzeże and a significant gathering epicentre for the local residents and the metropolitan population of Szczecin at large. The design of the Library takes advantage of the strategic position, the connectivity and the qualities of the site to create a unique building and a rich public space that is strongly rooted in its context. The site of the Library becomes a central point in creating the missing links between Jarosława Iwaszkiewicza street and the Catholic Church, as well as intensifying the public program and establishing a human scale in the entire area.


 

Modern libraries have lost their historic monopoly of providing knowledge and have been forced to reconsider and expand their range of services in the digital era. Nowadays people communicate and share information through the internet and social media, so much so that physical presence and human encounters have become a necessity in avoiding the alienation caused by the digital realm.  The new role of libraries is to bring people together in the physical terrain and spread knowledge through mix-media and interactive technologies. Libraries today are shifting towards a more informal and creative position, one that stimulates people imagination and creates space for activities that are related to knowledge, education and culture. Therefore one could state that, even though books are not the only source of knowledge anymore and certainly not the most sustainable one, their importance however remains the same, but their presence is reduced so that they make space for encounters. 

 

The concept for the new Municipal Public Library (MPL) in Szczecin is to create a social condenser and a new reference point for the district of Prawobrzeże, by compressing the traditional functions of the library into an efficient central volume and dedicating the largest part of the building around it into encounters and activities for the users. The volume of the Library is therefore designed as a simple and efficient elongated box that is positioned on the northern side of the site, allowing for a framed passage to the adjacent church on the north side and a large landscaped public space on the south. The volume of the building is divided in three functional zones that are interconnected by a large corridor on the south side. The western zone contains the entrance, the main hall and the adults’ library functions. The central zone comprises of two levels: on the ground floor it accommodates most of the library rooms that need isolation, the administration offices and the utility services – on the first floor it houses a large auditorium hall that can host big events or be divided by movable partitions into separate rooms for smaller gatherings. On the western zone of the building there is the children library, the staircase and the elevator to the auditorium’s mezzanine. The southern corridor that connects the three zones functions as an internal street of circulation, but also as an informal reading area with large bookshelves walls on the one side and playful movable furniture on the other side.

 

The interior space of the library provides large open spaces and a clear organization that is flexible to future changes and adaptations. The main hall is a double high space that offers grandeur and a sense of monumentality that highlights the public character of the building. The separation of adults’ and children area provides autonomy and sound isolation without interrupting the continuous flow of the spaces and while still maintaining visual connections. The internal street offers an informal reading and activities zone that can be ever changing and customizable by the users and the staff of the library. The central space of the library contains most of the bookshelves and closed rooms on the ground floor, defining the identity of the library and organizing its interior layout. The large auditorium space on the first floor of the central area works as a continuation of the main hall, by having its main access point through the podium of bookshelves and reading areas of the adults’ department on the western zone.  The internal facades of the auditorium are glazed and open to the public spaces of the library, exposing its activity to the visitors and inviting them to participate – although visual separation is also possible through the use of curtains.

 

The envelope of the building is a simple rectangular form that adapts to the parameters set by the context, the internal organization of the Library and the continuity between the inside space and the exterior landscape. The north façade is 12 meters high to create an urban relation with the adjacent housing blocks and is glazed on the ground floor so that it can animate the street leading to the church and attract visitors to its welcoming interior. The small side facades are fully glazed so that they create a visual connection to the street and open up the Library’s activities to the city. The south façade of the building is the most iconic and the one that blurs the boundaries and establishes both a visual and a physical connection between the indoors and the outdoors activities of the Library. Opening up to the landscaped public space in front of the building, the south façade is 8 meters high on the west side and 5 meters on the east, creating a characteristic diagonal line across the elevation that relates to both the urban and the human scales of the site. The sloped roof enhances the domestic scale and character of the Library, makes more efficient the use of the interior spaces and creates a playful volumetric interaction with the roof of the central volume that accommodates the auditorium. The porosity of the façade and the extension of the interior space to the exterior highlights the public character of the Library and creates more possibilities for informal happenings and open-air events during the spring and summer months. 

 

The outdoors public space of the Library is designed as a series of programmatic stripes that emerge from the interior of the building and extend to the exterior. The stripes contain outdoors public program and landscaped areas when intersected by perpendicular zones of activities, creating an urban patchwork of uses or a mosaic of events for the Library users and the district of Prawobrzeże at large. Starting from the West side, the first stripe contains diverse landscaped areas with trees and low vegetation that protect the public space from the noise of the adjacent street, the secondary entrance to the building, the bike parking area and a zone with gravel and benches for rest. The second stripe is paved and functions as the way leading to the main entrance of the building, while next to it there are two landscaped areas and an area dedicated to outdoors exhibitions. The central and wider stripe contains the most important uses of the public space: the outdoors reading area which works as a physical continuation of the interior informal reading area, a shallow 5cm zone of water which provides fountains, reflections of the building and the surrounding nature and a playful natural source of cooling in the warm summer days. The third zone of the central stripe accommodates the outdoor auditorium and its roofed stage, which can host large open-air events for an audience of more than 50 people. The last stripe on the eastern edge of the plot contains the outdoors playground for the children area, a botanic garden and a landscaped area with trees. On the north side of the site there is a parking area for 23 cars and 3 disabled spots, as well as another green area with trees. The public space of the Library is designed to be fully accessible for wheelchairs and cover the needs for rest, leisure and cultural development for all users and age groups, as well as to be used on daily base from all the citizens of Prawobrzeże, even when the Library itself is closed.

 

The materiality of the building is austere and limited to the fundamentals, so that the Library adopts a timeless and robust identity as a modest landmark in the city. The structure is out of concrete to provide thermal mass and reduce the heating and cooling demands in the winter and summer respectively. The exterior shell is composed of exposed concrete structural frames and zinc metal cladding for both high performance and endurance is harsh conditions. The lower parts of the façade are glazed to permit maximum transparency on the ground floor, while expanded aluminium mesh is provided in areas that need sun shading. In the interior, the structure and ceilings are left unfinished and rough so that they highlight the original texture of the exposed concrete, enhance the public grandeur of the Library and at the same time emphasize the evolutionary and informal character of the institution. The central box containing the closed rooms and the auditorium are completely cladded in local oak wooden finishes to create a warm, welcoming and poetic atmosphere in the interior. The main floor of the Library is out of granite, a material that is also used for the pavement of the public space and that creates both a public feeling and a sense of informality in the interior. Floor heating and a series of domestic and industrial carpets are proposed for specific sitting areas of the library in which users sit, lay or play - including the children area. 

 

Specific design decisions have been made to provide an efficient and aesthetically neutral solution for the acoustics of the Library. Most of the interior textures of the materials are mat and rough to diffuse rather than reflect noise, while most of the fixed and movable furniture are made of sound-absorbing textiles or plywood finishes. The oak wooden cladding in the interior is perforated and combined with the sound absorbing qualities of the large bookshelf walls; they provide maximum efficiency for the absorption of the interior noise. All the floors are proposed to have rubber layers underneath for the reduction of the noise created by walking, while movable or fixed sound absorbing buffers and panels can be positioned at will in spaces that intense activity takes place. The auditorium solution combines sound reflecting oak wooden claddings and sound absorbing black fabric finishes, providing flexibility and potential for small and large events in different configurations.



Princes Lubomirski Museum Wroclaw, Poland

Team: Karolina Szóstkiewicz, Irgen Salianji, Marina Kounavi, Harris Vamvakas, Karolina Duda, Konstantina Lola
Status: Competition project
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Program: Museum


The central idea of the project derives from the Lubomirski Princes Museum’s precious content of the exhibition material. A special box is therefore proposed to accommodate the treasures of the museum: the arts exhibition on the ground floor, the numismatic exhibition on the first, the treasury on the second and the Lviv panorama on the third and fourth floors. The treasury box (szkatuła) is placed inside a large void in the middle of the plot, as a totem, standing out of its surroundings, thus highlighting its importance. On the same time it allows the public flows to develop all around it, creating visual connections to the historic urban context around the building.  




A linear and efficient core is developed at the north side of the plot, creating a clear separation between the public part of the museum and the back of house. Rather than scattering different vertical communications around the building, the single elongated core facilitates all the circulation needs, the shafts and service areas occupying a minimum footprint. In that way the maximum permeability of the ground floor is achieved and therefore the visibility of the treasury box from as many sides as possible both from the outside streets and the inside spaces.  The treasury box of the exhibitions and the circulation core are in direct connection letting the visitors, the staff and the exhibits to enter its protected shell. This connection is achieved through bridges that extend from the core inside the exhibition spaces. A large freight elevator is positioned adjacent to the entrances of the exhibition rooms and a secondary panoramic staircase for the staff is located on the south-eastern side of the building.






The rest of the functional program is organized all around the treasury box and the perimetric atrium that is unfolding around the exhibition spaces. The atrium brings controlled daylight in the interior of the Museum and sheds direct sunlight on the wooden-cladded walls of the treasury box, thus enhancing its presence and sacramental character. The "programmatic rings" developing around the atrium contain all the main functions of the Museum and are stacked on top of each other in a logic of a vertical gradient. The gradient can be analyzed in multiple ways: public-private, specific-generic, open-protected, light-dark. From the ground floor to the last floor, each level gets lower in height and less transparent on the façade, corresponding to the needs of the function it hosts. All the functions are again connected to the main core that serves for the circulation of the whole building. 






The facade is monolithic on its larger part, in order to protect the more sensitive functions that need no daylight and to create a unified identity for the Museum.  The external solid shell is fitted as a hat on top of the building, enhancing the visibility of the treasury box and permitting transparency on the first levels of the Museum where most of the public functions are located. The façade follows exactly all the building regulations of the urban plan that applies to the area, creating a strong urban front on all sides and blending with the monolithic medieval character of the city. The sandstone-cladded shell gets punctured on the top of the atrium and pushed down to allow for the precious treasury box to emerge few meters above it, serving as a landmark to the cityscape as it will be seen from the riverfront. The lower part of the façade is transparent all around the perimeter of the building up to the middle of the second floor. In that way, the visibility of the tower from the ground floor is not only preserved but activates all the public vibrancy that is developed around it as a continuation of the city flows and life. Combined with the high ceiling of the ground floor, it creates a modest and inviting landmark that is placed in the middle of the public ground floor.









The materials chosen reflect the need for roughness and timelessness that highlights the historicity of the Museum. The concrete structure of the building is left exposed and becomes part of the interior aesthetics, the floor finishes are local natural stones on the ground floor and terrazzo and polished concrete on upper floors. The treasury box is cladded with dark real-wood finish to express a vintage character and the historical value of the exhibits. The façade is based on a curtain wall system on the first two floors and a monolithic solid part for the upper ones, which are cladded with local Silesian sandstone. The solid shell of the building and the large skylight provide controlled daylight and natural ventilation, which combined with the recyclable nature of most materials used provide a sustainable performance to the Museum.






Elefsina Administration & Services Building, Greece

Architects for Urbanity propose a new typology of office space for public institutions, one that brings public servants and citizens in interaction and introduces the notion of efficiency and human character into the realm of bureaucracy.

Team: Marina Kounavi, Karolina Szóstkiewicz, Irgen Salianji, Tatiana Zoumpoulaki, Karolina Duda, Konstantina Lola
Location: Elefsina, Greece
Program: Administration and Services Building



The proposal for the new office building of P.E.D.A. is based on a radial volumetric configuration that creates a large central space in the heart of the building, which expresses the notion of the common, condenses all public services and facilitates the orientation of the visitors. The central space becomes a catalyst and the reference point of six linear building extensions that shelter an independent service on each floor. Therefore the building functions as a unified organism that however allows autonomy to each of its departments. Moreover, such a typological proposal overcomes the usual long corridors of office buildings and fragments its large scale into human proportions. 




On the street level, the visitors cannot have an overview of the building in total but instead they experience an ever-changing elevation as they move around it, one that sometimes hides and sometimes reveals parts of the facade according to their motion.  The dynamic experience of the facades is enhanced by the colonnades and the porticoes that are wrapped along the facade and serve for sun-shading, while at the same time they foster the imaginary of the visitors. 



The distribution of the building’s program follows and enriches the qualities of the radial typology by locating the most public uses in the center and the least public ones on the edges. The floor plans offer large open spaces in the heart of the building, such as the foyer and the exhibitions spaces, and smaller office units in the perimeter, creating a programmatic gradient that regulates the flow of the visitors and the work-flow of the employees.



The new office building of P.E.D.A. enjoys a direct connection to its surrounding landscape, since all building branches extend to the edges of the site and therefore fragment it into six smaller gardens that contain Mediterranean vegetation and are opening towards the city.



On the north side of the plot the landscape contains low vegetation and is organised in linear stripes that extend parallel to the main building axis, emphasise on the perspective and the visual depth of the main elevation, as well as offer sitting areas to the citizens of Elefsina. On the southern side of the plot the landscape is designed to organically blend higher vegetation and trees, which contribute to the sun-shading of the facades and offer pleasant shaded spaces for both visitors and employees to enjoy. 


Την κεντρική ιδέα της πρότασης αποτελεί το τυπολογικό εύρημα της ακτινωτής διάταξης του κτιριακού όγκου, η οποία προσδίδει στο νέο κτίριο υπηρεσιών της Π.Ε.Δ.Α. ισχυρή ταυτότητα και επιλύει με μια κίνηση μια σειρά από προκλήσεις που αφορούν ένα κτίριο γραφείων. Η ακτινωτή κάτοψη δημιουργεί ένα μεγάλο κεντρικό χώρο που εκφράζει την έννοια του κοινού, συμπυκνώνει τις πιο δημόσιες υπηρεσίες  και διευκολύνει την κυκλοφορία και τον προσανατολισμό των επισκεπτών. Ο κεντρικός χώρος αποτελεί την αφετηρία και το σημείο αναφοράς των έξι επιμέρους κτιριακών απολήξεων, οι οποίες στεγάζουν η κάθε μια ένα διαφορετικό υπηρεσιακό τμήμα σε κάθε όροφο. Ως εκ τούτου, το κτίριο λειτουργεί σαν ένα ενιαίο σύνολο ενώ ταυτόχρονα διατηρεί την ανεξαρτησία και την αυτονομία του κάθε τμήματος. Παράλληλα, η τυπολογική αυτή διάταξη προσφέρει τη βέλτιστη ευελιξία για μελλοντικές αλλαγές και τις συντομότερες δυνατές αποστάσεις στο εσωτερικό του κτιρίου για την καθημερινή κυκλοφορία των εργαζομένων και των πολιτών. 



Τηρουμένων των αναλογιών του κτιριολογικού προγράμματος και της μεγάλης έκτασης του οικοπέδου, η ακτινωτή διάταξη μειώνει τους συνήθεις ατέρμονες διαδρόμους των κτιρίων υπηρεσιών και κατακερματίζει την κλίμακα του κτιρίου σε πιο ανθρώπινες αναλογίες. Στο επίπεδο του δρόμου ο περιηγητής αδυνατεί να αντιληφθεί την συνολική κλίμακα του κτιρίου αλλά αντίθετα βιώνει  μια συνεχώς μεταλλασσόμενη όψη, η οποία ορισμένες φορές αποκαλύπτει και άλλες κρύβει τμήματα της όψης ανάλογα με την κίνησή του. Η βιωματική αντίληψη των όψεων ενισχύεται από το περιστύλιο και τις στοές που τοποθετούνται περιμετρικά των χώρων, τα οποία εκτός από την επίλυση της σκίασης ενισχύουν την κίνηση του περιπατητή, εντείνουν την εμπειρία και τροφοδοτούν το φαντασιακό του.  Το περιστύλιο συνθέτει την κύρια όψη και λειτουργεί ως ένα οπτικό φίλτρο προς τους εσωτερικούς χώρους του κτιρίου, οι οποίοι, αν και προστατεύονται από τον ήλιο, εκφράζονται μέσω της διαφάνειας της όψης και συνεπώς είναι σε διαρκή ώσμωση με την πόλη.  Οι στοές αποτελούν ένα ενδιάμεσο μεταβατικό όριο μεταξύ του εσωτερικού του κτιρίου και του τοπίου, ενώ παράλληλα εξυπηρετούν τις περιμετρικές ροές και την πρόσβαση στου κήπους της Π.Ε.Δ.Α.



Η διανομή του κτιριολογικού προγράμματος ακολουθεί και εμπλουτίζει τα ποιοτικά χαρακτηριστικά της ακτινωτής τυπολογίας, με της πιο δημόσιες χρήσεις να συγκεντρώνονται στο κέντρο και τις λιγότερες επισκέψιμες υπηρεσίες να τοποθετούνται προς τις άκρες του κτιρίου. Η κάτοψη προσφέρει μεγάλους ανοιχτούς χώρους, όπως για παράδειγμα το φουαγιέ και ο εκθεσιακός  χώρος, στην καρδιά του κτιρίου και μικρότερες μονάδες γραφείων και χώρων εργασίας στην περίμετρο, δημιουργώντας ένα προγραμματικό φάσμα που ρυθμίζει από τη μια την εξυπηρέτηση των πολιτών και από την άλλη την ανάγκη των εργαζομένων για ησυχία και συγκέντρωση. Οι διάφοροι χώροι που αναπτύσσονται γύρω από το φουαγιέ είναι αρχικά ανοιχτοί και σε άμεση επαφή με την ελεύθερη κινητικότητα των επισκεπτών, ενώ σταδιακά μετατρέπονται σε κλειστούς γυάλινους χώρους συναντήσεων και δραστηριοτήτων, για να καταλήξουν σε πιο απομονωμένα τμήματα γραφείων του διοικητικού προσωπικού και των προϊσταμένων. Η τοποθέτηση της δημόσιας ζώνης στο κέντρο εντείνει την μνημειακή διάσταση του αρχιτεκτονικού χώρου και συνθέτει το μελλοντικό όραμα για πιο προσβάσιμες, αποτελεσματικές και ευχάριστες δημόσιες υπηρεσίες. 



Η αναβάθμιση και ο εκσυγχρονισμός των δημόσιων υπηρεσιών αποτελούν βασικό στόχο της πρότασης, η οποία επιστρατεύει αρχιτεκτονικά μέσα για να δημιουργήσει ταυτόχρονα ένα ευχάριστο και αποτελεσματικό χώρο για τους πολίτες και έναν παραγωγικό περιβάλλον για τους εργαζομένους. Η κάτοψη των γραφείων αναμειγνύει κλειστούς και ανοιχτούς χώρους εργασίας (open plan) παρέχοντας δυνατότητες απομόνωσης αλλά και ομαδικής εργασίας. Η αλλαγές που έχει φέρει το διαδίκτυο, σε συνδυασμό με την γενικότερη  τεχνολογική ανάπτυξη των τελευταίων δεκαετιών, έχουν επηρεάσει τόσο τον γραφειοκρατικό κλάδο όσο και εργασία γραφείου στο σύνολό τους. Οι εργαζόμενοι της Π.Ε.Δ.Α. θα έχουν την ευκαιρία να συνδιαλέγονται άμεσα με το κοινό και μεταξύ τους ανεβάζοντας την αποδοτικότητα τους,  παρέχοντας ένα ευχάριστο κλίμα και παράγοντας ένα νέο εργασιακό πρότυπο για τον δημόσιο αλλά και τον ιδιωτικό κλάδο στην Ελλάδα. Η χρήση των ανοιχτών γραφείων για συνεργαζόμενες ομάδες εργαζομένων θα συνδυάζεται με άρτια υποδομή ηχομόνωσης και θα επιτρέπει την άμεση ανταλλαγή ιδεών, γνώσεων και πληροφοριών μεταξύ των εργαζομένων. Οι γυάλινες εξωτερικές και εσωτερικές όψεις των κλειστών γραφείων θα επιτρέπουν τον διαμπερή φυσικό φωτισμό όλων των χώρων και θα μειώνουν τον οπτικό αποκλεισμό που προκαλεί αποξένωση και δυσαρέσκεια μεταξύ των εργαζομένων όλων των βαθμίδων. Η παροχή καινοτόμων τεχνολογικών υποδομών και η τοποθέτηση ευχάριστων ενδιάμεσων χώρων συνάντησης αν τακτικά διαστήματα, όπως τα παρασκευαστήρια και οι διάφανες αίθουσες συσκέψεων, προκαλούν την περιέργεια των χρηστών και συμβάλουν σε ένα εξωστρεφές και φιλικό άνοιγμα του δημοσίου τομέα προς το κοινό. Η αποτελεσματική εξυπηρέτηση των πολιτών θα συμβάλει στην τόνωση της ψυχολογίας των εργαζομένων και αμφότεροι εργαζόμενοι και πολίτες θα μοιράζονται την εμπειρία ενός κτιρίου που παρέχει χώρους δημιουργίας και άμεση επαφή με το τοπίο μέσω της αρχιτεκτονικής του.