Vittoriano Viganò, Casa Via Bigli nel Centro Storico, Milan, Italy, 1973
Vittoriano Viganò, Casa Via Bigli nel Centro Storico, Milan, Italy, 1973. (view in google maps)
The project of Vittoriano Vigano redefines the ground floor of the neoclasic set of an ideal axis courtyard garden and it establishes the geometric pattern that regulates the internal guidelines.
The spatial continuum and a qualitative model that highlights the exaltation of certain terms:
– the interaction of planes and materials,
– the joint of the horizontal and vertical planes,
– transparency made by diaphragms,
The architect intended for the Milanese house the expression of the concepts of being elementary and neutral, and he introduced there:
– the refined simplicity of forms,
– the reduction to a few objects together,
– the ordinary distributive scheme,
– the unification of the detail items such as doors and containers,
– the adoption of a single material for the finishing touches, the cloth used for the floors,
– the qualification of the environment by only two basic colors, white walls and eggplant cloth , a color that is recognizable and personalized with the space,
– the structure of the threshold between the yard and house a small bridge in cast iron and stone, that makes the yard a part of the house.
- Tavola: V. Vigano: Casa a Milano nel Centro Storico, 1973, students: Cantoni L., Carissimo A., Zignani B.
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