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.
DLS | C. House in Atri (TE), Italy by OFFICINA DI ARCHITETTURA
April 7th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: OFFICINA DI ARCHITETTURA
The subject of complete renovation in historic context here is declined in a modern interpretation of the existing architectural and typical past element. They are made all “cassettonature” in lightweight materials such as plasterboard, reinventing the ceilings concept as a principle feature spaces always creating new perspectives on the chain-linked volumes, typical of historic buildings. Even the floors are treated to propose “tile-carpet” as well as for the walls, through colored backgrounds with geometrical pattern has been repeated on the wallpaper. Then through a process of abstraction and synthesis, using eco-friendly techniques and materials with low environmental impact, was made a general layer directly overlaid on existing surfaces, respecting features and peculiarities.
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Rapid evolution of relationships, communication systems, ways of life, imposed a careful observation of approach in the field of architecture. Design, intended not only as a mere technical solution, it becomes a cognitive tool to create and represent physically relationships, give form and substance to needs, requirements and concepts. A continuous formal and theoretical research, also applied to materials and digital visualization techniques of control and management of design and construction process is the approach of Officina di Architettura was founded in 2006 as a “multidisciplinary platform” take care about urban strategies, tangible architecture and virtual scenery. Currently formed from three main partners, the office uses continuously contribution of consultants and specialists changing their arrangement to search best “design solution”. From 2014 Officina and InGeo Studio combine know how and experience to reply in an integrated and resilient way to complex design reality.
Monica Merlotti | Born in Barquisimeto (1979_Venezuela). Degree with honors, Faculty of Architecture – Florence, with a thesis on Food – Design (cooperation with Mukki Latte). Start her career winning Food Design 3 competition, with “Cowfee” project, published on the main magazines. Master in Food Experience Design, Polidesign – Milan. She took part as a founding member of ADI for Food Design delegation. Parallel starts her professional career specializing in interior & furniture design, collaborating with various companies. Founder Officina di Architettura and Head of Interior design.
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