Slnečnice (The Sunflowers) is a pilot project of Južné mesto (South City) development, one of the biggest residential development projects in the city of Bratislava, Slovakia. It consists of 71 houses and three apartment blocks with 200 apartments, shops, and services. The site area is 39,000 square meters.
Slnečnice are a middle-class, affordable housing project with a high caliber of design, execution, and energy efficiency. It offers new apartment types, new housing styles, and state of the art recreational zones set next to a lush green forest. Slnečnice represents a new standard of residential development for Bratislava. The unique location neighbors a protected floodplain of forests and offers excellent opportunities for recreation. The easy excess to Bratislava's downtown provides outstanding conditions for those who prefer an active lifestyle.
The close vicinity of nature and an innovative segmentation structure for residential areas provides the project with an interesting space for entertainment, sports, and relaxation, thus meeting the strongest energy efficiency criteria. For example, there is a small lake placed directly in the site of Sunflowers, within the vicinity of woods, joining the Bratislava river dam. It is a just setting that predetermines the Sunflowers to range among the leading green developments in Bratislava.
Slnečnice project offers superior comfort for all, regardless of the size and style of housing they may require. A wide supply of low-energy flats and private family houses in extraordinary technical execution and workmanship meet the requirements of the most demanding clients. Alternative, environmentally friendly resources push down the household expenses significantly at the same time, highlighting the Slnečnice housing's profitability. Slnečnice do not only provide space for a new home, but also a space to live in dignity and peace.
Architects: Compass architekti - Ing. arch. Juraj Benetin, Ing. arch. Miroslav Čatloš, Ing. arch. Matej Grébert, Ing. arch. Juraj Česelský, Ing. Peter Cibulka, Ing. arch. Ján Droždiak, Ing. arch. Miroslava Gašparová