Location(City/Country):Guastalla / Italy
Year (Design/Construction):2020 / 2021
Area (Net/Gross):- / 400 m2
Operational Carbon emissions (B6) kgCO2e/m2/y:-
Embodied Carbon emissions (A1-A3) kgCO2e/m2:541.80
- Rehabilitation of an old building maintaining the structure and preserving many of the original features.
Project description as provided by the Architects.
The project involves the recovery of an agricultural building originally hosting a residence and service facilities for the fields. The functional program foresees 11 rooms with a private bathroom, intended for turistic hospitality. These spaces are thought of as a safe place, a sort of trench of the soul.
The presence of the weighings of the hay written on the walls and the fragments on the washed-out plaster testify the sensitivity to incorporate time within the surface of architecture, so that to grasp the essential fragility of the materials.
An exploration of the beauty of decadence. Here we eventually find ourselves in a beautiful place able to educate unknowingly.
Architects: Archiplan Studio
Design Team: Diego Cisi e Stefano Gorni Silvestrini Architects with Jacopo Rettondini, Francesca Brescia and Oreste Sanese
Photography: Giuseppe Gradella