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Residential building in corso Matteotti, Torino

Description

The project replaces a low commercial building and completes a residential urban block built among XIX and XX century looking onto the Spina Centrale boulevard, in front of new Porta Susa station and Intesa San Paolo skyscraper. The plan respects the historical urban alignment, but the linear solid façade is partially superimposed by a screen made of a series of bow-windows and balconies; they recall elements from the adjacent houses - featuring basic eclectic/ Art Nouveau characters – but enlarge them in order to face the scale of the new “steel and glass” buildings along the boulevard. Keeping in memory metallic craft from the XIX century, the bow-windows screen is not a flat surface but a ribbed one: the vertical steel structure profiled along slightly oblique lines produces a dynamic vibration counterpointing the façade.

Features

Address: corso Matteotti 61, Torino
Year of realization: 2012
Surface: 3000 mq
Works amount: 5.700.000,00 €
Customer Oporto immobiliare s.r.l.
Prizes

Premio Architetture Rivelate 2012 OAT

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Designers G. Ambrosini, C. Catino, P. Gatti, C. Grometto, M. Penna e E. Pagliano, G. V. Porasso
Performances Progetto e direzione lavori
Publications

Priori (ed.), 100 progettisti italiani, Dell’Anna Editori, Milano; S. Malcovati, F. Visconti, M. Caja, R. Capozzi, G. Fusco, Architettura e realismo. Riflessioni sulla costruzione architettonica della realtà, Maggioli Editore, Santarcangelo di Romagna 2013; “DDN Design Diffusion”, n. 190 dicembre 2012

Foto B. Giardino

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