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.
CASA ERREPI in Busto Arsizio, Italy by Archiplan studio
December 5th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Archiplan studio
The recovery intervention leaves intact the building and its interior and exterior. The materials are carefully resealed and kept in the condition in which they have been built, with the idea of giving form to the abstract concept of time.
The only modifications made in the building consist of the reconstruction of the roof with white tiles and the added of a kitchen accessory.
There is a large table of 6.50 meters in length and it becomes a place where prepare the food, a place where the meals are eaten and where people could do their homework, recovering and reinventing the tradition way of living in a Italian home.
We try to maintain essentially together the two worlds, that of the old and the new, in an equilibrium capable of maintaining the identity of both, in which light and shade are maintained in their ambiguity and plurality, without sacrificing the reasons of one to the expense of the other.
The accuracy of the day, and the sensuality of the night held together by a narrative that fit them taduce able to contain the high degree of ambiguity.
The precision of the design with great rigor, turn imperfect element in which the action of time has passed an unusual energy to the material Beauty can be found everywhere and is not related to the intrinsic value of the material It is found mostly in fragments, in the evocative forms and reports I think the “Reports” represent the most important issue of our design process It ‘s the way in which they relate the things that generate new knowledge and a new beauty Our special relationship trying to hold together the opposites, such as the strength and fragility, the perfect and the imperfect, the brightness of a piece of furniture just came from the factory with the unpredictability and materials fell into a state of disrepair.
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