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  7. Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti

Refurbishment in Architecture

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Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti

  • 02:00 - 28 December, 2015
Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti
Borgo Merlassino / deamicisarchitetti, © Gabriele Leo
© Gabriele Leo

© Gabriele Leo © Gabriele Leo © Gabriele Leo © Gabriele Leo + 41

© Gabriele Leo
© 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.

© Gabriele Leo
© 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.

Ground Floor Plan
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.

© Gabriele Leo
© 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 . <https://www.archdaily.com/779358/borgo-merlassino-de-amicis-architetti/> ISSN 0719-8884