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Holiday home on a small headland on the Sicilian coast. The living/dining room has sea views. The external areas are paved in local stone, creating a seamless flow and outdoor extension to the living/dining areas.

 

The external walls were built with the same irregular stone used for traditional buildings in the local countryside. The window openings are made out of smoothed elements of the same stone.

Design scheme for the new theatre / multi-use building (destined for hosting parties, educational activities…) for the local community. The new building will be close to the existing nursery school, and will be connected with it at basement level.  The nursery school’s basement will be converted to house the kitchens and other functional areas for the theatre/multi-use building.

 

The theatre / multi-use room floor will lie 3.5 metres below ground. This will enable the creation of a roof garden.

This scheme was awarded First Prize at the National Ideas Competition for the renovation and extension of the club dressing room area with the insertion of a wellness-SPA centre.

 

The objective is to provide adequate space for the new, functional needs of the club by designing a high quality, contemporary extension that will fit harmoniously into the existing complex.

In 2009 a team of Architects comprising Alessandro Caronia, Andrea Malacchini and Roberto Pescarollo won the International Ideas Competition for the regeneration of Formigine historic centre (Modena).

 

The winning scheme envisaged regeneration of this historic centre in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region by pedestrianizing the urban spaces around the castle and bringing them to life with an "urban" sculpture park.

 

The regeneration project is currently a work in progress.

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18  /  05  /  2017

TREVISO  – The Mayor of Treviso, Giovanni Manildo, met with the Mayor of Formigine, Maria Costi who, accompanied by a delegation from her town council, visited the new traffic limited squares. The project for the redevelopment of the historic centre in Emilia, signed off by the Treviso based architects Caronia, Malacchini and Pescarollo, also envisages the pedestrianisation of several areas around Formigine Castle.

“We have been delighted by this visit” – mayor Manildo said – “because it has given us an opportunity to compare best practice. Our new squares, Rinaldi and Santa Maria dei Battuti, have already become shining examples for others. I thank our citizens for having believed in these projects and for giving us the opportunity to make them a reality”.

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