Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti

Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti

Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - BeamBorgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - Windows, Brick, Facade, Garden, CourtyardBorgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - DoorBorgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - Facade, CourtyardBorgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - More Images+ 36

Novi Ligure, Italy
Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - Facade, Windows
© Gabriele Leo

Text description provided by the architects. We decided to emphasize architectural differences within the principal building and the other recovered structures (house, barn, stable, pigsty, cote, warehouse, garage, cistern, and lobby) as well as to underline the main building's supporting structure made of raw earth walls.

Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - Windows, Brick, Facade, Arch
© Gabriele Leo

As a consequence, the main building's facades have been redefined through the use of dark plaster on the existing openings and by cleaning and preserving the recoverable fields.

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Ground Floor Plan

The accessory constructions – with their different structures and dimensions - have been variously upgraded, but unified by the bright colours and the plaster finish.

Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti - Beam
© Gabriele Leo

The new interventions are identifiable through the use of different building techniques (iron panelled ceiling) or of new renderings of traditional techniques (wooden roofs and roof tiles with beams rotated by 45 degrees).

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Cite: "Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti" 28 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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