Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Dependance House in Gubbio (PG), Italy by SPEDstudio
July 27th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: SPEDstudio
The stereotype of the “tool shed”, made with old sheets and used material as a collage of different volumes at different times, is revised and distorted in a continuous process of intensification and citation. The symmetry of the gable is broken along the ridge line to leave space for a long blade of light that provides excellent visual quality to the owner.
A wooden box is added as “superstructure” to the master volume that allows a visual connection with the lodging nearby. The continuous zinc coating envelops the entire volume, integrating the drain and the ventilated cavity without interruption. The lighting system inside the building underlines the two different inclinations of the ceiling and emphasizes the continuity of the covering.