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Private house in Turin


Private house in Turin

Renovation project and interior design

This project carried on the extensive renovation of an apartment situated on the top floor of a mid 19th century building located in a semi central Turin area.
The refurbishment involved the study of a completely new layout in spite of the previous floor plan configuration where each space responded to a singular activity; the design introduced the concept to redistribute functions in a more fluid space responding to client’s needs of having the house core consisting in a bright daytime living space to share with the family.
This place is to be lived together whilst doing different functions like relaxing, studying, playing music, dining, cooking… and encourages interaction.
The light comes in through large windows on the main facade that connects the inner living space with the outer space obtained with a new large balcony added to the existing building, a wooden deck overlooking the mountains that gives the chance to spend time in the open air.
Timber and concrete are the dominant materials used both for floors and fitted furniture designed to make a more functional use of spaces while the charcol gray paint on walls gets warmed by the flood of natural light and the oak floor.
A large red built in library and some other pieces of red furniture introduce a bright primary color in the house and serve as the counterpoint to the grey walls and natural materials.

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  • Studio KHA

    KHA,  head architect of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, relives in Turin for over a century, along with his wife Merit, in a beautiful Hall of the Egyptian Museum. Our name is inspired by the great architect, who wanted with him his measuring instruments, trasmitting us the same passion he had for his work. KHA office, with its three senior partners Alberto Pozzallo, Claudio Spagnotto e Stefano Vellano and their contributors, joins skills that cross contemporary architecture and design, with deep roots in Turin tradition. The concept is always aimed at designing an architectural objects, considering it in its larger context. The big expertise of the team follows the project from conception to completion. through the use of workers and artisans gradually tested and selected. Each project represents a unique challenge, whose results is achieved through careful listening to the needs and intensive dialogues with the customer. The projects carried out and made in recent years, concern public spaces, museums, commercial and residential, with partecipation in various national and international competitions. The team experience in the field of museum exhibition and interior design is expecially significant. Turin's most representative accomplishments are  the “Museo di Arti Applicate Oggi -  MIAAO” at the Oratory of San Filippo Neri church, the exhibition “Il Futuro nelle mani. Artieri domani”, at the Officine Grandi Riparazioni - OGR, ELPE company's new offices, Pozzoli company's showroom and many private homes.

  • Alberto Pozzallo
  • Laura Garavoglia
  • Luca Filippa
  • Giulia Alessia Bonanate

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