We plan, design and create every home based on a residential concept that is then adapted to the requirements of context, function and specific needs.
A protective shell, a safe “rock” that, like magic, holds within it brightness and a space open to the sky, thanks to its roof-terrace – partially glazed – that can be turned into a proper roof garden.
Inspired by farms, it intelligently optimises every centimetre of its volume both inside and outside to the point that it can even be placed between other buildings in urban areas. The characteristic shape of the cover is the result of the capacity to exploit the space to the utmost, ensuring the perfect liveability of the attic. Its compactness eliminates waste and ensures excellent energy performance.
Private areas are modulated in the space on a single level, covered by a large suspended roof that defines and creates the central core of the house.
Four external spaces of different sizes alternate between one area and another that define, more or less directly, the relationship with the landscape and which can be used for various functions: the entrance, the open-air dining area, the relaxation or games area are some of the infinite ways of occupying the house.
Thanks to this uniqueness, Patio House enables an open-air lifestyle that can be enjoyed all year round, interpreting the greenery and exterior spaces that surround the house in completely new ways.
Full and empty, interiors and exteriors in turn define the places dedicated to privacy or sharing and conviviality. The fulcrum of the latter is the large central living room, shaped by the large roof with a glazed perimeter, which becomes the beating heart of the home.
The empty and the full, around which the life of every member of the family unfolds.
The Square is the organising principle of the house, based on the central core, the fireplace, which brings the whole house alive. Four square spaces surround the fulcrum, retaining vital contact and, at the same time, their individuality.
Every square offers a large window overlooking different points of the compass, with the aim of capturing the variety of light and landscape. The heart house can be laid out on two floors: the direction of the window is different on each floor, offering a new view of the world in the same house.
Each room is the shape of a perfect square for living freely, without hierarchies, meeting the very different needs of each member of the family.
Line House takes its name from its generating line that traces the desired shape by following the morphology of the land or by creating completely new configurations: L-shaped or courtyard, with the utmost freedom.
In any case, the Line House retains its most typical feature unaltered: the utmost openness of the main façade to nature at the front, closed at the back to protect and shelter. The simplicity of the form, together with the option of building on one or two levels, makes this type of house extremely versatile and suitable for a very wide range of conditions.
The space is laid out in a series of rooms that mark out the plan according to a hierarchical principle. From the living room to the kitchen and the bedrooms, each room has its own direct or indirect prospect through a flush glazed wall or a series of porticos and arcades.
The extraordinary flexibility of this type of house is a direct consequence of its basic geometry.
A single, 130 square metre shell for infinite flexibility of the interior spaces. A magic box to be filled as desired.
A rational plan on two levels united by a central element that acts as the spine of the whole: this is the centre of gravity of the energy and architectural distribution of the house.
Inspired by the primitive idea of home, it was designed to attain the maximum yield in terms of value for money and energy performance. The size of its glazed surfaces can be adjusted to different percentages and there are porticos for living comfortably in the open air.
Made of wood and created for a “smart” public open to the world, it was designed with the Faculty of Design of Milan Polytechnic and the Future Concept Lab institute of the sociologist, Francesco Morace.Case History HOUSE in MONTEROTONDO
Extremely sensitive to the direction of the sun and the landscape, the Trilobite House exalts the power of light and its energy. The dynamic, open forms, generated by alternating full, monolithic elements and glazed surfaces, create a constant dialogue with the landscape.
At the centre of this sundial, a skylight represents the lungs of the home: a breathing apparatus that draws in and conveys oxygen, the greenery and the sky.
The scenic radial layout can be developed on one or two levels, divided into several units and adapted to very different contexts.