Originally the context of this project was relatively straightforward. The mission was the renovation of a small villa built in the 1980’s, but without extension work or development of the existing volumes in order to avoid planning permission. Continue reading Orma Architettura
The project of a wooden school’s playground for Evisa village is what could be called a «a far-reaching micro-project». It is a growing specific object as we discover it along the way. Indeed, it has a trans-generational vocation. It must be a place of shelter, memory, and memories. But it also has to be a learning subject telling about surroundings, a story and a know-how. Continue reading Orma architettura
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