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Fonte Mazzola. Park of Culture and multipurpose centre in Peccioli (Italy)

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Fonte Mazzola. Park of Culture and multipurpose centre in Peccioli (Italy)
The object of the present practice based research output is a building, now under construction, dedicated to several cultural activities including a school of music, a library, and an exhibition collection donated by the City Council.
It is part of the new cultural park that includes an outdoor theatre and an extensive park.
The design led by Alessandro Melis, Gian Luigi Melis, and Nico Panizzi aims at the replacement of the volume of the existing decaying farmhouse and also includes a new extension to support the theatre activities (music rehearsal, catering room and event space).
The design is oriented to a sustainable approach and it is one of the first in the territory to be based on crass laminated timber.
The outdoor spaces is designed to allow several leisure activities and for relax and includes a parking area. The materials have been chosen accordingly with the conservation purposes, in consideration of the landscape and monumental qualities of the site.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2018

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