Riabita 91 - Competition, Special award from the jury, Milan 1991

Competition sponsored by Rima pubblications for built projects with innovative character in the residential field. The presented design, which received a mention and a special award from the jury, consisted in the adaptive reuse of an interesting open plan space of 260 sq. mt., originally used as warehouse. The intervention, a sort of laboratory / residence, allowed for a functional use of the space, maintaining however the perception of the existing volumes. The big square room has two levels toward the courtyard and is at full height on the opposite side. The private mezzanine floor is used for the double bedroom, linked to the bathroom by a balcony bridge cantilevered over the living room/study and over the dining room at the opposite side. The project has been purposely built with few walls, steel structures and polished glass panels.


© Antonio Zanuso