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Farmhouse in a historical landscape

Detailed proposal, final proposal and building site supervision recovery ancient farmhouse in a farm holiday.


Aim of the intervention is to preserve the existing building structure and ensure its functionality through a systematic set of works which, in accordance with the typological elements, allows to combine the need of the conservation and careful recovery to the need of the transformation for a new special accommodation business. The project has therefore provided for the return of the uniformity of the fronts primary and secondary, consolidating them with replacement of parts can not be recovered, the recovery of the perimeter wall, the elimination of the accessory volumes – incongruous to the original – and their incorporation in a new reducing volume to allow an optimal use of outdoor spaces and an adequate shelter for machinery for the maintenance of the fields.


dimension: 850 mq 3.120 mc
budget: 1.250.000 euro
project: 2006-2008
completed: 2008-2012

041 srl
studio K

Alessandra Bello

— 2015. The Gold Medal for Italian Architecture, finalist with Principessa Pio project
— 2013. BigMat International Architecture Award, Principessa Pio project shortlisted

— 2015. Medaglia d’oro dell’Architettura Italiana, Triennale Milano

— Il riuso di una casa colonica all’interno delle mura di Ferrara, Casabella n° 843, pg. 58-65, Mondadori, 2014 — MAP studio, BSI Swiss Architecture Award 2014, pg. 116-119, Silvana Editoriale, 2014 — Agriturismo “Principessa Pio”, Ferrara, Identità dell’architettura italiana n° 11, pg. 100-101, Edizioni Diabasis, 2013 — Agriturismo in der Stadt, Bauwelt n° 42.12, pg. 28-33, Bauverlag BV GmbH, 2012

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