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UBS competition

Piazza Riforma, Lugano year: 2007 with Ivano Gianola Passera & Pedretti Ltd.


Through hystorical references and material it was possible to acquire to most distintive aspects of the existing building. Therefore, we developed a design that not only implements new functions, but also it enhance the existing typology and its original meaning. The space is strongly defined by a new vertical opening, a former courtyard, which is re-opened following the lines of the ancient bearing walls.


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