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Rural building recovery_Rivoli


Rural building recovery_Rivoli

An abandoned shed for agricultural vehicles transformed into a single-family residence

Refurbishment of a rural building located in the municipality of Rivoli. Originally used as a shed for agricultural vehicles, it has been completely redesigned creating harmony between exteriors and interiors. The house was equipped with large windows that have an externally shielding system in Corten-type metal panels, designed to ensure indoor climate comfort during hot periods. The internal height was exploited by dividing the town into two floors. The interior spaces have been designed to give airiness to the environment, creating a large open space in the ground floor area that includes the kitchen and living area. Many furnishing elements have been designed by our studio, such as the kitchen, the wardrobes, and a small study area located on the mezzanine. The upper floor is accessed via a staircase designed to take advantage of the unused space, consisting of a metal parapet, which leads to the upper bedroom, which like the one below offers a panoramic view thanks to the large windows. All the materials, internal and external, have been chosen to retrace the chromaticity and appearance of the old building.

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    Nicolò Orsini Born in Turin on 10-07-1986. He attended the Polytechnic of Turin from 2006 to 2012 at the faculty of Architecture. He graduated in April 2012 with a thesis entitled "Tate Evolutionary Solver Installation". At the same time he carries on his passion for photography. In 2010 he did an internship at the Griffa studio. From 2011 he began his collaboration with Studiodoppio which continued until 2013. In 2014 he associated with Stefano Martoglio and founded SMNO. nicolo.orsini@smno.it Stefano Martoglio Born in Giaveno (TO) in February 1987. Graduated in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin in April 2012 with a thesis on parametric architecture and evolutionary design software. From 2011 to 2013 he collaborated with Studiodoppio for architecture and interior design projects. Since 2014 he has been working as a freelancer in SMNO, making experimentation and research the foundation of his way of designing. stefano.martoglio@smno.it

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