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  7. “CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati

“CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati

  • 00:00 - 25 June, 2013
“CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati
“CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati, © Andrea Martiradonna
© Andrea Martiradonna

© Andrea Martiradonna © Andrea Martiradonna © Andrea Martiradonna © Andrea Martiradonna + 21

  • Collaborator

    Paola Seria
  • Structural Engineering

    Lucio Bertotti
  • Client

    IPES - Istituto per l'Edilizia Sociale della Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano
  • Costo Total

    19.000.000 €
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© Andrea Martiradonna
© Andrea Martiradonna

Text description provided by the architects. The project starts with a competition publicly announced by the Social Housing Institute based on a Detailed Plan for the residential expansion. This is a tool the municipal administration has to face the need of social housing with an excellent settlement pattern clearly recognizable in the peripheral context.

© Andrea Martiradonna
© Andrea Martiradonna

The plan provides the creation of blocks, the “castles”, made of 3-4 buildings located around an open tree lined court.

© Andrea Martiradonna
© Andrea Martiradonna

Following the numerous Plan restrictions, the building emphasizes the unity of the plot by working on the concept of block and by identifying a single kind of construction for the front.  In order to be able to see the whole structure as a uniform architectural element, a single plan of covering correspondence – considered as fifth view - has been created. The building, in energy class CasaClima A, is covered with panels of GRC. 


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Cite: "“CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati" 25 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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