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  7. Turned House / MZC Plus

Turned House / MZC Plus

  • 13:00 - 7 November, 2016
Turned House / MZC Plus
Turned House / MZC Plus, © Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

© Marco Zanta © Marco Zanta © Marco Zanta © Marco Zanta + 53

  • Architects

  • Location

    Treviso, Italy
  • Architect in Charge

    Giuseppe Cangialosi
  • Area

    257.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in the first outskirts of Treviso, between others residential sites.

The place was previously occupied by a typical house characterized by a two slopes roof, main elevation towards south, rectangular plan and east/west orientation.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

The house had been built along the north edge, leaving a great empty space on the south.

We could only increase the building in that direction, the only one with right distances from the neighbors. 

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta
Plan 1
Plan 1
© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

After various studies, we decided for a “T” shaped volume, maintaining the original part and imaging the extension like a graft.

So this started to develop an interesting theme: to represent the housing archetypical form instead having a plan not representing the housing typology.

Section
Section

After sketches, models and various proofs we have been convinced about this realized form.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

In this fase, it was very important to study the vertical distribution of the house. The stair become the foundamental tridimensional pivot of the building: the architectonic element that, linking the two plans, allow the circulation absorbing the slipping of the levels.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

In fact, by going up the stair, we realise that the first level is slightly rotated compared to the ground one: this movement became the aim of the project.

We worked with the two slopes roof form in various other projects, after and before this one, starting from this basic shape.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

We worked with this by breaking it, empting it, adding volumes, making them sliding rather than rotating, following the raunplan Loos logic. This form modification have a functional meaning: to adapt the archetypal house form to the ever new needs of living, trying to make the house the place of comfort, of family warmth, of everyday actions.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

The purpose is to make every family being able to live inside a space made by one-another organic spaces.

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta
Cite: "Turned House / MZC Plus" 07 Nov 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/798859/turned-house-mzc-plus/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Marco Zanta

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