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  7. Wood and Iron Apartment / Luca Compri (LCArchitetti)

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Wood and Iron Apartment / Luca Compri (LCArchitetti)

  • 05:00 - 23 January, 2016
Wood and Iron Apartment / Luca Compri (LCArchitetti)

© Marco Reggi © Simone Bossi- Varese-Mendrisio © Simone Bossi- Varese-Mendrisio © Marco Reggi + 21

  • Civil engineer and building contractor

    Berton ingegneria e costruzioni, Vedano Olona
  • Electrical system

    Fabio Cantisani, Oggiona con Santo Stefano
  • Domotic system

    B-ticino, Varese
  • Lighting

    Davide Groppi, Piacenza
  • Wood furniture

    Falegnameria Riva, Rodero
  • Iron furniture

    L.V.A. di Li Vigni Andrea
  • Ceramic

    Mutina ceramiche
  • Wood flooring

  • Cost

    120.000 euro
Wood and Iron Apartment / Luca Compri (LCArchitetti), © Simone Bossi- Varese-Mendrisio
© Simone Bossi- Varese-Mendrisio

Text description provided by the architects. The project is a renovation work which has completely changed the distribution and the interior space of a 120 sm apartment built in the 60’s in Varese. The old partition walls and the long corridor have been demolished to give place to three big boxes inside the apartment; the new volumes, which contain the two bathrooms, the kitchen and the walk-in-closet, enlarge the space and define the rooms, leaving freedom of movement across the space and new perspectives.

© Marco Reggi
© Marco Reggi

In this manner everyday it’s possible to live the house in a different way, taking advantage of natural ventilation and light, as much as possible.

© Marco Reggi
© Marco Reggi

The lighting project, using LED lights, enhances the space and the different materials, which are oak wood, metal sheets and fiber plaster; no glues were used, everything is of vegetable origin.

© Marco Reggi
© Marco Reggi

Eco-friendly design, bio-architecture, ergonomics and comfort are the keys of the project which reflects the sustainable approach of LCA studio to architecture.

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Cite: "Wood and Iron Apartment / Luca Compri (LCArchitetti)" 23 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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