Prior Ecclesia – Workplace Renovation / Studio DiDeA
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Nestled throughout the enchanting confines of Alcamo’s historic middle, resides a real architectural treasure with a venerable previous. The timeworn partitions of a Sixteenth-century church, now deconsecrated, have given beginning to a exceptional renovation endeavor that skillfully showcases and reinterprets its historic essence in an avant-garde method. The end result of our efforts yielded a harmonious fusion of historical past and modernity, the place luminosity permeates each recess, cultivating an inviting and vibrant ambiance. This venture stands as a testomony to structure’s profound capability to breathe new life into historic areas, exalting their intrinsic magnificence for all to behold.
Conceived throughout the void, a bolstered concrete framework takes form, adorned with a central pillar meticulously dividing the flooring into 4 distinct realms. This strong construction serves because the very bedrock on which the metamorphosis of this property is erected.
The problem offered to our design staff by our esteemed shopper was to style this area into a recent workplace, imbued with nice pure illumination gracing each nook. In pursuit of this imaginative and prescient, an audacious feat was undertaken – eradicating one of many ceilings, harnessing the double-height expanse, and introducing a celestial skylight that delicately diffuses mild all through your complete premises. Internally, clear partitions dominate, permitting the sunshine to bop by way of, fostering a seamless move. Furthermore, the strong architectural components have been artfully remodeled into useful containers, augmenting their very surroundings.
Paying homage to the cherished vestiges and recollections of this hallowed floor was a pivotal side of our design philosophy. The juxtaposition of the grand masonry of the traditional church and the up to date framework sparks a charming dialogue between bygone eras and the current, in the end bestowing upon the venture a particular and charming ambiance.