Set on the hills simply outdoors the town of Turin, in Italy, Casa Y is a single household home designed by F.L Architetti for a household with three youngsters.
Description by F.L Architetti Shoppers’ wants have been very giant areas dedicated to household life and a low-impression power and home. Tucked into the hillside, this discreet quantity consists within the juxtaposition of two easy parallelepipeds, one in truthful-confronted concrete and the opposite in glass coated with cor-ten metal. Concrete and cor-ten are a stylistic selection and a useful one, the reply to the shopper’s want of ease of upkeep and lengthy-time period sturdiness. The dwelling space with the kitchen types a big surroundings whose ample loggia tasks outwards, overlooking the valley. The remainder of the constructing is nestled into the sloping terrain. An extended slender hall types the distribution circuit: its truthful-confronted concrete partitions lit by shafts of sunshine from a skylight operating the complete size of the passage means. Tall slender home windows on the finish of the corridors are a pure continuation of the skylight. The research of sunshine has a fantastic influence and significance: to disclose varieties, wall planes and textures, architectural particulars and to reinforce the livability of the areas. Sunscreens of horizontal cor-ten slats shielding the complete- peak glazed façades open out ninety° to create a secluded space in entrance of every room. Deceptively easy, the constructing’s geometry is predicated on refinement and magnificence. That is evidenced by the juxtaposition of supplies like truthful- confronted concrete and metal, and the contrasting textures and end of the uncooked concrete partitions: silky clean on the decrease flooring on account of the metal formwork used, and tough and rustic on the higher flooring, patterned by timber formwork. CASA Y combines magnificence with rationality, architectural refinement of supplies and authorized power effectivity.
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