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C House / ES-arch

  • 01:00 - 4 May, 2012
C House / ES-arch
C House / ES-arch, © Marcello Mariana
© Marcello Mariana

© Marcello Mariana © Marcello Mariana © Marcello Mariana © Marcello Mariana + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Madesimo, Italy
  • Category

  • Architects in charge

    Enrico Scaramellini Architetto
  • Project Team

    Arch. Luca Trussoni, Arch. Vanessa Villa
  • Budget

    35.000 €
  • Area

    350.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The existing building composition configures itself by a band system organized by floor (ground floor – stone, 1st and 2nd – white plaster, attic – dark wood). The only recurring element is the red shutter.

© Marcello Mariana
© Marcello Mariana

The project plans to maintain the color as fixed element, element of memory, the building will be recognizable as the “house with red windows”. Instead, the project acts on the articulation of wood facings, that are expanded in their surfaces.

© Marcello Mariana
© Marcello Mariana

Seeing the building volume, basically cubic, it’s decided to articulate the covering with a predominance of vertical lines and playing with geometrical surfaces, staggering and empting. The final image deletes the band organization, to advantage of a contemporary wood facing.

diagram 01
diagram 01

In certain cases the covering draw a frame around the window, to receive inside the shutters when open. The east façade, all wooden, with a regular scansion of windows, is resolved enlarging, over the usual measure, the red color. A bar code, a decoration, organizes with horizontal band the façade.

© Marcello Mariana
© Marcello Mariana

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Cite: "C House / ES-arch" 04 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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