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12-20/05/2014 exhibition at the Urban Center Milan
08/12/2013 masstudio strikes again: 2nd prize!
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Why demolish?
The first question we asked ourselves was to what extent the conservation of existing buildings, in their current state, represent an economic resource for the future? A quick cost-benefit estimate for demolition and reconstruction, land reclamation, and disposal of building material revealed possible savings when resulting side effects related to the sites position in an already urbanized context were taken into consideration. [...]
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The church Sant'Ildefonso, designed by Carlo De Carli in 1954-1956, was in need of a new heating system. Masstudio, was appointed artistic director and together with Silvia Sbattella curated the architectural impact of such system both in the interior and on the exterior of the church. [...]