Viale Piave 6/B, 25123 Brescia IT
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Technical Centre of Rixheim Council
Rixheim - first prize
A rural context and in opposition a big residential area suggested an impressive architecture, well-integrated into the surrounding landscape. The volumetric model was inspired by the Alsatian architecture’s archetype, which repeated, permits to get a variable volume, suitable for a public building. Therefore the most remarkable sign is the roof that unifies all the functions under an unique architectural element. Peculiarities of site, suggested us to design a sole building. The proportion of the building defines a strong but simple architecture, a building that even though can be defined industrial still keeps familiar thanks to the reference of pitched roofs. With Arch. Nicola Martinoli