Year: 2007 Site: Belley, (F) Client: Private Service required: working plan
The client required the characterization of the entrance of the new firm factory with a modular coating of aluminum of the façade and the realization of a greenhouse to shelter an olive tree. The plan foresees a system of movable glass walls, to be kept open in the hot months and closed during the harsh winter typical of Maritime Alps.
Year: 2000 Site: Rotzo (VI) Client: Parish di S. Margherita in Rotzo Service required: plan and supervision of works
The plan of ornaments of sacristy, altar, seats, lectern and pews is featured by big plainness (local white marble and fir wood) according to the environment of the ancient church. The firm coordinated as well the ad hoc realization of a Christ of terracotta, hung then on the ceiling complying with ancient use.
Year: 2000 Site: San Vito di Leguzzano (VI) Client: Parish of S. Vito di Leguzzano Service required: plan and supervision of works
The firm was in charge of the plan of the altar, the pews and the lectern. The baroque context of the church reclaimed near plainness shapes, that couldn't interfere with the existing ones, the use of precious materials: Carrara marble, African dark wood and leather for the seats.
Plaque for the restoration of the fresco of the Sala dei Giganti
Year: 2008 Site: Palazzo del Liviano (Liviano Palace), Padova Client: A.R.P.A.I Associazione per il Restauro del Patrimonio Artistico Italiano (Association for the Restoration of the Italian Artistic Heritage) Service required: planning and supervision of works
The client wished to celebrate the many givers who contributed to the restoration of the hall through a campaign with really particular features: each private, body, institution adopted a Giant. Therefore, the plan creates a bond of affection between the Giver and the Giant, between present and past, not only with the realization of the plaque introducing to the decorated hall, but developing the story of a unique experience.
Logotype of Unesco cultural site of Regione Veneto
Year: 2010 Promoted by: Comune di Verona Service required: competition of ideas to create the logotype and the graphic coordinate image of Unesco cultural sites of Regione Veneto (in cooperation with Franco Molon, VI)
The work has been managed by Studio Gabbiani in collaboration with Franco Molon TheSign graphic studio for the competition of ideas published by Comune of Verona. The logo presents and stylizes the Regione Veneto divided in hexagons, to communicate in an immediate way the unitariness and the multifaceted structure: the nucleus and the singularity of the sites create a net that makes the total image legible. The hexagon represents typical aspects of Regione Veneto: the historic and cultural aspect that reminds the walled towns and the social-economic one refers to the busyness, a hive where the single reality contribute to an organized system. The project represents the values and the characteristics of Veneto and its four sites of competition, as realities connoted by historic and artistic characteristics. The logo permits the easy addition of future Unesco sites, through the activation of other hexagons that become reality and sense little by little. Its development, accompanied with a study on the nature of sites, leads in the realization of four images that represent coherently, in a sort of overhead view, which captures the main elements that characterize the sites: Verona and its river, Vicenza and the Rotonda stylized plan, Padova and its botanic garden and Venezia and Canal Grande.
Year: 2010 Promoted by: Diocesi di Acerra Service required: competition for the liturgical adjustment of the Acerra cathedral (in cooperation with Franco Molon, VI)
The project, elaborated for the Diocesi of Acerra, starts from the consideration that the Cathedral is the result of stratifications and interventions that determined, over the years, as a non-organic all-together in terms of design and functionality. The intervention of liturgical adjustment aims to retrain the spaces and the functions, through net marks that reorganizes, in a coherent way the altogether ness around the cross of the naves with the transept under the cupola, new centre of celebration. The choice of "liberate" the space of the altar and the sacramental meeting (in front of presbytery) is motivated from the consciousness that the liturgy is "a space that makes space" to the present acts of the Lord, source of eternal life. The biblical-patristic image of "river of Life" is the iconologic theme that connects the whole composition. The main pole of celebration gravitates around the altar-holy communion, rising from a new basement in which design, respectful of the existent, completes clearly the altar, ambo and the site of presidency. A semi-transparent "veil" and a crucifix above the altar underline once more the centrality of celebration, without hiding the pre-existents of presbytery and chorus. The celebration area is connected with other elements and significant functions of the blessed space of the Cathedral, establishing a new dialogue. In particular the baptismal font and the Rossella Petrellese's tomb are emphasized in a renewed symbolic note in the end of nave. Geometric pure forms and noble materials like marble and stone carved in flat and smooth surfaces, in harmony with the pre-existents, are the main theme of the intervention. On those forms an artistic intervention is inserted, of matter, rude and irregular, as a script that rests on the light. Credits: Liturgical Consultant: Don Paolo Tomatis - Art Historian: Maria Cristina Paoluzzi - Artist: Gian Antonio Golin - Technical consultant: Flavio Arcandi
Year: 2010 Promoted by: OICE (Trade association representing organizations of Italian engineering, architectural and technical-economic) Service required: International ideas competition (in cooperation with Studio Oesa, AO)
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