INVESTOR:OSK Lozenets Jsc
CONSTRUCTOR:eng. Chavdar Panev
GENERAL CONTRACTOR:Lozenets Build (Elite Building Company, Auto Union Properties)
ARCHITECT:Elite Project Group, arch.Kalin Dikov, arch.Galina Stoyanova
EDUCATIONAL-SPORTS COMPLEX “LOZENETS”
SPORTS COMPLEX - DEscriptION
Educational-Sports Complex Lozenets - the home of St. George International School & Preschool, is a multifunctional building, which combines all facilities and functional units known in the world practice, which are necessary for a modern educational center. The project was developed in two stages, connected to each other, but also functioning independently as separate units. The total built-up area is over 25 000 sq.m. The first stage is the school part, and the second includes the sports complex and the kindergarten.
The sports complex is a newly built building with a direct connection to the school building and the kindergarten. It features outdoor and indoor sports and leisure facilities:
- Pool 25 x 12,50 m.
- Pool for young children with dimensions 6,60 x 5,50 m.
- Sports hall with area of 1025 sq.m. and 650 seats
- Sports halls for young children - 3 halls with an area of 100 sq.m. each
- Indoor athletics track
- Dance and gymnastics hall with an area of 224 sq.m.
- Martial arts hall with an area of 225 sq.m.
- Multifunctional sports halls - 2 units with area of 482 sq.m. and 221 sq.m. respectively
- Fitness hall with area of 118 sq.m.
- Squash halls - 2 halls
- Changing rooms
OPEN SPORT FACILITIES
- Football fields - 2 fields
- Basketball playground - 1 playground
- Volleyball playground - 1 playground
- Tennis courts - 4 courts
- Area for athletics
- Separate outdoor play areas for different age groups
- Outdoor tribunes with 875 seats
The impressive architectural vision emphasizes the institutional weight of the school and stands out against the modern office and public buildings environment. The implementation of the project is performed with modern solutions, which help the reduction of the operating costs and achieve high standards of energy efficiency and comfort. The heating and cooling are implemented by means of geothermal drillings and heat pump units. An accessible environment in accordance with the requirements of the European and national legislation is ensured.
The façade thermal insulation system is the most efficient of the top brand by BAUMIT, and the aluminum joinery - a system profile by ETEM. The elevator systems are implemented by the world leader in the industry - SCHINDLER. The overall building management is controlled by a BMS system of the latest generation. The building disposes with a modern access control system and a video surveillance system, interactive educational system, clock and sound systems. All interior solutions are the result of comprehensive analyzes and solutions covering the highest requirements for habitation of this type of building, as the goal is to ensure maximum comfort and a favorable occupation environment.
There are built parking facilities for the school staff, visitors and parents with a capacity of more than 110 vehicles. The complex is located in the center of Sofia, bordering a boulevard and has a direct connection to the park environment. Outdoor playgrounds for the children are ensured, adapted in accordance with their age.
The sports complex is accessible to students of St. George International School & Preschool, parents, visitors and students from other schools and sports clubs. The complex hosted the European Basketball Championship for men up to 20 years of age.
In partnership with Bulgarian sports federations, a number of competitions are planned for children, young people and adults in various sports.