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  7. Gazoline Petrol Station / Damilano Studio Architects

Gazoline Petrol Station / Damilano Studio Architects

  • 00:00 - 8 June, 2011
Gazoline Petrol Station / Damilano Studio Architects
Gazoline Petrol Station / Damilano Studio Architects, ©  Andrea Martiradonna
©  Andrea Martiradonna

©  Andrea Martiradonna ©  Andrea Martiradonna ©  Andrea Martiradonna ©  Andrea Martiradonna + 19

  • Architects

    Damilano Studio Architects / Duilio Damilano
  • Location

    12100 Cuneo, Italy
  • Client

    Centro calor s.r.l.
  • Area

    3800.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Whether it’s providing a break for refueling, or just to stretch the legs before continuing the journey, the design of a service is strongly tied to the idea of travel.

©  Andrea Martiradonna
©  Andrea Martiradonna

With the same continuity, the service station is separated from the asphalt like a ribbon of road wrapping around itself, creating a temporary oasis to accommodate the traveller.

Site Plan
Site Plan

The architecture of a service station is usually conceived as a mere support function, thus influencing its shape. The architecture, static by definition, becomes closely linked to the concept of continuous flow that becomes the urban landscape.

©  Andrea Martiradonna
©  Andrea Martiradonna

Glass walls close the shell reinforced concrete, cast in special moulds. On the rear elevation, a red steel block is detached from the body and a wolf howling, illuminated at night, drawing attention to the restroom area.

©  Andrea Martiradonna
©  Andrea Martiradonna

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