extension in wood
Wooden expansion in Catania. The new structure upgrades the Existing

The Sicilian architectural studio tuttiarchitetti realizes a residential expansion of a building dating back to the seventies, creating an expansion of wood that rests on the existing construction

The Designers of the architecture studio tuttiarchitetti: Architect Daniela Finocchiaro, Architect Vincenzo Giusti, Architect Luigi Pellegrino realize in Catania, Sicily, an expansion with typically modern characteristics

volume in wood

A structure with a simple, clean and easily identifiable geometry made of wood

volume in wood

A building on the ground floor 5 metres wide and 20 metres long with massive lava stone sack walls stands on a core of sciara shaped flush with the perimeter, a remnant of the massive buildings of the 1970s

volume in wood

Only two diagonal glimpses, northeast to the neighbourhood gardens, southwest to a cross-section of the city

volume in wood

A wooden prism " gabled" is placed on the lava fragment of the house, rotated by 6 degrees and carved on the volume below

volume in wood

The newly constructed building is a wooden structure deeply carved by two balconies on the diagonal of the slits: a gem set among the heroic arches of the tall buildings

volume in wood

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