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Hans Klotz / monovolume architecture + design

  • 00:00 - 18 January, 2012
Hans Klotz / monovolume architecture + design
Hans Klotz / monovolume architecture + design, © Urlich Egger
© Urlich Egger

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Lungo Adige, 39100 Bolzano Province of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
  • Architecture

    monovolume architecture + design (Arch. Patrik Pedó_Arch. Juri Pobitzer)
  • Architectural Staff

    Arch. Simon Constantini / Arch. Heidi Morandell
  • Structural Engineers

    PlanPunkt GmbH
  • Client

    Hans Klotz limited company
  • Realisation

    2010/11
  • Volume

    1,200 m³
  • Area

    280.0 m2
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Hans Klotz Ltd. is a long-established and successful wholesale company for fruit and vegetables with headquarter in Bozen-Sigmundskron. The new offices should be integrated into an existing building on the company area. To confer an independent character, the necessary spaces were added as an autonomous, two storey volume above the existing ground floor as a kind of architectural parasite. The new building takes up the roof lines of the old, then distorting them to open the volume on the north and west side, towards huge apple plantations. Hence the new construction allows an optimal orientation of the office spaces to the north, combined with a great outlook.

© Urlich Egger
© Urlich Egger

The first floor contains two open space offices, the entrance and reception, as well as small secondary rooms. An ample stair along the glass façade connects the internal and the external spaces as well as the storys with each other. The second floor is conceived as a gallery with a cafeteria opening towards a roof terrace. There are also a conference room and two private offices.

© Urlich Egger
© Urlich Egger

The new administrative building will be wrapped by a gleaming skin, which at the same time quotes the old roof and underlines the new building's independence.

© Urlich Egger
© Urlich Egger
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Hans Klotz / monovolume architecture + design" 18 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/200884/hans-klotz-monovolume-architecture-design/> ISSN 0719-8884
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