corso vittorio emanuele II 12 - Torino - Italy
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This intervention is part of our double project in a same building. They have the exact same starting plan. They are two twin residential units, respectively the 5th and 6th floor of the same building. Even the internal conditions were the same. Operatively we faced this project in the opposite way. The approach to the two projects was rather antithetical. Despite having both a type similar client, a young couple, we decided to treat the distribution issue in different way. While the open area of PORTLAND is invaded by a falling meteorite (concrete cube), MORRISSEY is sectioned by bi-dimensional materic planes, which define spaces slicing the available volume. This operation generates separate areas: the living room, the kitchen, the bedroom and walk-in closet. The living area and the sleeping area are separated by a wall equipped with a bookcase made out of birch, where the compartments size is defined by the height of the elements.