Monthly Archives: Luglio 2018

+ Studio Architetti|Bernini2: the book – Turin | 2018

In 2018 Filippo Orlando+Studio Architetti  with Mediapolis Engineering has completed the residential complex Bernini2. La Villa e la Torre in Turin and decided to publish a book to to tell the story of this interesting project. We have been in charge of all the texts, the graphic design has been signed by Quattrolinee and the pictures have been shot by Fabio Oggero and Mario Forcherio.

A stone’s throw from the center of Turin, between Corso Tassoni and the homonymous square along the baroque axis of Corso Francia, the new complex Bernini2 develops an innovative idea of residential architecture.  The intervention, commissioned by the Aurelia company and marketed by Investitalia, is a new and modern complex of 28 high quality apartments that are organized in two distinct but strongly interconnected elements: the Villa, which transforms the elegant building that in the fifties brought in Turin the refined reflections on living by Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender, and the nine floors of the Tower that rises slanted on Corso Tassoni with studied and always different fronts. Bernini2 is the result of a long reasoning that has solved the problems of a corner lot in a brilliant way, transforming them into the peculiar characteristics of an architecture that has succeeded in establishing constructive dialogue with the past, mediating between intervention scales and building typologies. very different from each other.

ClientFilippo Orlando +Studio Architetti

Year: 2018

Domus n. 1025 | Lavazza Nuvola Urbana | 2018

Laura Milan has been invited to write an article on the new Lavazza headquarters in Turin, for “Domus” June 2018 curated by Fulvio Irace focused on the best Italian factories and manufactures, and on their relationship with the territories where the work takes place.

A strategic but difficult neighbourhood called Borgo Aurora; a historic company, Lavazza, seeking to emphatically restate its ties with Turin with a 120-million-euro investment; a large existing building ripe for redevelopment, the former Enel power station in Via Bologna; and a competition held by invitation and won in 2010 by Cino Zucchi Architetti for one of the city’s most important regeneration projects. These are the main ingredients in Nuvola (“Cloud”), Lavazza’s recently opened Turin headquarters.[…]

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Client: Domus magazine

Year: June, 2018