The outdated constructing was beforehand used as a wooden retailer, shed and rabbit hutch, so it had few home windows and no connection between its two flooring.
His design, known as Rustic Renovation, concerned repairing the broken stone partitions, including a brand new roof, putting in an additional window and integrating space-efficient furnishings.
“The constructing was in a poor situation,” Sassi informed Dezeen.
“We paid specific consideration to the restoration and enhancement of the unique components.”
Sassi’s shopper inherited the property from her father and had fond recollections of taking part in amongst the wooden and rabbits when she was a toddler.
As she not lives in Aldesago, she got here up with the concept of turning it into a vacation dwelling that she may use herself and in addition hire out to visitors.
“She determined to renovate the constructing in honour of her father and a spot to which she is connected,” stated Sassi.
The constructing repairs assist to boost the house’s rustic aesthetic.
Gaps within the stone partitions are infilled with bricks and the roof is fashioned of easy clay tiles. In the meantime, the architrave of the massive new window is fashioned of a chestnut tree trunk.
Inside, a mezzanine has been constructed rather than the unique higher flooring.
It’s supported by a mixture of new and outdated timber beams, which playfully alternate.
The decrease degree accommodates a mixed bed room and loo, with space-saving options together with a fold-down mattress and secret drawers.
This degree is now a lot brighter than earlier than. The previous door has been changed with glazing and light-weight additionally filters down from a skylight over the stairwell.
The higher degree incorporates a kitchenette, eating house and a built-in desk overlooking the stairwell. There’s additionally loft storage slotted in beneath the sloping roof.
“Though the home may be very small, it’s cosy and comfy, and doesn’t give the sensation of being small because of the vertical articulation of the house,” stated Sassi.
“The sunshine falling from the skylight recessed within the roof, and the sunshine mirrored from the pitch illuminated by the excessive window – they offer the house a particular concord,” added the architect.
Sassi usually works on delicate refurbishment tasks. He means that Rustic Renovation has extra of “a Greek environment” than his earlier works, because of the olive tree and stone bench that may be seen via the home windows.
“The inside house is characterised by the heat of oak wooden, the color white, and light-weight,” Sassi added.
The pictures is by Marcelo Villada Ortiz.
Architect: Enrico Sassi Architetto
Works administration: Marco Bondini
Constructing physics: Andrea Roscetti
Contractor: Aldo Lepori
Roof carpenter: Laube
Slab waterproofing: Spalu
Painter: Cap Colour
Carpenter: Falegnameria G Rossi
Locks: Sicura Chiave
Scaffolding: New Jet Ponteggi
Sanitary home equipment: Il Piacere
Plumber management: Righetti Service