Prior Ecclesia – Workplace Renovation / Studio DiDeA
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Nestled inside 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 outstanding renovation endeavor that skillfully showcases and reinterprets its historic essence in an avant-garde method. The fruits 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 means to breathe new life into historic areas, exalting their intrinsic magnificence for all to behold.
Conceived inside the void, a bolstered concrete framework takes form, adorned with a central pillar meticulously dividing the flooring into 4 distinct realms. This sturdy construction serves because the very bedrock on which the metamorphosis of this property is erected.
The problem introduced to our design crew by our esteemed shopper was to style this house 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 gentle all through the whole premises. Internally, clear partitions dominate, permitting the sunshine to bounce by way of, fostering a seamless circulation. Furthermore, the strong architectural components have been artfully reworked into practical containers, augmenting their very atmosphere.
Paying homage to the cherished vestiges and reminiscences of this hallowed floor was a pivotal side of our design philosophy. The juxtaposition of the grand masonry of the traditional church and the modern framework sparks a charming dialogue between bygone eras and the current, in the end bestowing upon the venture a particular and charming ambiance.