Melfi Headquarters / Medir Architetti

Melfi Headquarters / Medir Architetti

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  • Architects: Medir Architetti / Roberto Ianigro, Valentina Ricciuti
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2006
  • Photographs Photographs:  Alberto Muciaccia

Text description provided by the architects. The industrial area of Pettoranello, close to Isernia, is located in an ex-wetland surrounded by mountains, tangent to the state route connecting Campobasso and Isernia to the railway. The medieval town of Pesche dominates the valley. On the site there is a square shed and the office building. For the office building, the client requested a central double-height void with skylights and rooms accessed by distribution galleries over the void.

© Alberto Muciaccia
© Alberto Muciaccia

Though these requests suggested the hypothesis of a new introverted and centripetal spatial configuration, the qualities of the landscape called for a more open solution. These intentions have been expressed by using three elements that differ for morphology, chromaticism and surface treatment. A ribbon emphasizes first the longitudinal component, defining the entrance and starting a dialectic exchange with the mass of the shed. The vertical component, details the way zenith light penetrates the building.

© Alberto Muciaccia
© Alberto Muciaccia

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Address: 86090 Pettoranello del Molise Province of Isernia, Italy

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Melfi Headquarters / Medir Architetti" 10 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/168000/melfi-headquarters-medir-architetti/> ISSN 0719-8884
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