Penthouse / Studio Pietropoli

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Architect: Studio Pietropoli
Location: Bassano del Grappa,
Architects in charge: Guido&Martino Pietropoli
Collaborators: Alberto Franchini
Client: Private
Constructed Area: 280 sqm
Project years: 2001-2009
Photographs: Martino Pietropoli

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The apartment is a penthouse in an old building facing Piazza della Libertà in the beautiful city of Bassano del Grappa. The explicit request of the client was to keep the unity of the wide space unchanged, complemented by the big wooden roof structures.

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A large piece of furniture occupies this space realizing a sort of mezzanine, housing a bedroom and other service spaces without interrupting the visual continuum of the evocative views. Finally, the dining room opens up toward a huge two-level terrazza enriched by a garden.

Cite: "Penthouse / Studio Pietropoli" 08 Nov 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 May 2015. <>
  • christopher

    wow, now that’s what i’m talking about.

  • Adrian

    a nice intervention.. so clean!

  • Tim

    Fantastic, nice details like the steel staircase and that slight undercut at the bottom of the new walls to give them a levitating feeling.

  • Jorge

    Great stuff. Accurate and clean. Subtle decisions in order to create an impressive space.

  • arlides

    would like to see exteriors

  • Martino

    The penthouse is … a penthouse. It’s located at the top of an historic building in the city centre of Bassano. The exterior is almost untouched, that’s why we decided not to show it. Thank for your comments: we appreciate them, each of them.

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