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ORMA

CASA VANELLA . Casamaccioli

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ORMA ARCHITETTURA . photos: © David Giancatarina . © Julien Kerdraon

Overlooking the village of Casamaccioli, « A CASA VANELLA », is a guests house which is part of a natural landscape in the heart of Corsica, in font of three major summits, Monte Cinto, the Paglia Orba, and Cima a i Mori.

The program aimed at creating common spaces, a dining room, chill-out areas, in extension of the main house which welcomes the guests’ bedrooms. The bias was to detach from the house, to place themselves in the back of the plot of land against a retaining wall in front of the village and the mountains chain. The extension is in the background of the “Casone” (family house) which occupies the center of the plot.
Our reflexion was led by the concern to take root in a site without imposing a gesture, but with the will to highlight its specificities. Continue reading ORMA