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Simple and economic construction alone can not produce any particular pattern of life. The "Light House" theme is then interpreted in a positive … Read More
Simple and economic construction alone can not produce any particular pattern of life. The "Light House" theme is then interpreted in a positive way: ligthness as the basis to develop possibilities. Read Less
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Simplify. Then Add Lightness.
"The Light House", Social housing competition, Itri (I), 2009. [Slideshow]
Alternative dwelling plans within the same structure and use of the service rooms on the gallery.
From left to right and from top to bottom.
1. Single mother with child: mother's room, children's niche, laundry on the service room.
2. Large family or family with children from different marriages: semi-independent third room, service room as cellar.
3. Couple with dependent parent or child: semi-independent second room, service room as workshop.
4. Family with two children: service room as library.
5. Couple with multiple precarious jobs: open space, service room as filing cabinet.
6. SoHo or free-lance couple: open space, service room as atelier.
Cross section showing the relationship between the building and the sloping ground. The parking level is actually an open floor that blends with the gardens and contains the common services.
Situation plan showing the relationship with the town and the green areas
General plan
 Car access.  Pedestrian access. 1. Gardens. 2. Common open space. 3. Resting place with view on the creek. 4. Service alley. 5. Slope with grass. 6. Childrens playground. 
Parking level
Ground floor
Façades and longitudinal section