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.
Barra & Barra Office in Piemonte, Italy by Damilano Studio Architects
November 30th, 2012 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Damilano Studio Architects
The “Barra Barra & office” was born as an expression of the spirit of the company at your side that cares about the eco-energy saving and new philosophy and technologies in construction and business management.
The result is a space, which despite being in an industrial building, relate to nature. A young and dynamic environment characterized by vegetation that grows in beds raised so as to give the feeling of find immersed. In this place of the green jersey are executive offices, sales offices, technical offices, relaxation areas and then report and an exhibition hall.
The choice of materials, chrome and transparent walls widens her eyes to the concept of office as a space is transformed resulting in a closed space where the gaze is lost over the walls to the green lawns.
The building, given the inability to work on the façade was insulated with a coat inside. The energy optimization is ensured by an advanced home automation system with systems interfaced to the web server allowing full remote management of systems through tablets and smartphones.
Duilio Damilano, graduated at Polytechnic of Turin in 1988, founded his architectural firm in 1990. He was born in Cuneo from a family of sculptors and he was interested in architecture since he was a child developing interest in plastic and material aspects of objects.
The work of the practice, according to critic Brunetto De Battè, breaks immediately the connection with the masters of Piedmont area standing out and develops two lines of architectural composition that almost negate each other. On one side the clarity and purity of signs in stately homes and on the other side the sperimental forms of its commercial and industrial buildings. These are two opposite lines of research, sometimes strident each other, that seem not to destabilize the architect and who live and feed off each bringing out three interpretations of the works suggested by the architect Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi, one of the most important italian architecture critics: the symbolic, the sculptural and the emotional.
Major areas of interest of Damilanostudio architects are the design of residential, offices, commercial, and graphic both in Italy and abroad.
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