Bumpy terracotta tiles clad the gabled volume of this combined artist’s studio and family members residence in the Italian countryside created by Studio Zero85 .
House Studio for an Artist is a long gabled dwelling set on the crest of a grassy hill in Manoppello, an agricultural municipality with a rolling landscape that borders the Adriatic Sea.
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Studio Zero85’s concept was to develop a straightforward volume that would accommodate each a home and studio inside 1 area, but would also fit in with the regional architecture.
“The formal purity takes the shape of barns and homes land extensively in the location,” explained the style staff.
The outer walls and roof are covered in rusty-orange tiles, even though a glazed wall framed with white paintwork forms one finish.
The building’s orangey “brick-skin” is made from Tavelle tiles– a sort of slim hollow brick made from baked clay. These had been split in half to reveal their ridged insides before currently being applied to the facade, adding texture to the otherwise simple form.
“Observing the territory, with the presence of the homes of clay and their chromatic partnership with its surroundings, recommended the idea of utilizing the brick,” said Studio Zero85.
Two double-height spaces occupy either end of the linear building – one is a residing area that overlooks a modest patio and pool, while the other homes the artist’s studio.
Windows on opposite sides of this studio offer the artist a suitable amount of natural light for working.
“The openings promise a horizontal light in the studio and at the identical time frame of the views of distinct landscape suggestion,” added the crew.
An H-shaped wooden construction was built around the entrance hall in the centre of the creating – separating the two finish spaces.
At ground level, recesses within this structure create a kitchen, bathroom and stairwell alongside the living room, and a library and utility space for the studio.
Upstairs, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom are linked by a timber bridge that overlooks the residing room.
Photography is by Sergio Camplone.
Architects: Studio Zero85
Crew: Mirko Giardino, Mario Michetti, Giovanna Pizzella
Ground floor plan 1st floor prepare Sections Dezeen