GEZA: headquarters + production complex for pratic GEZA: headquarters + production complex for pratic
mar 28, 2012

GEZA: headquarters + production complex for pratic

‘headquarters + production complex for pratic’ by GEZA, fagagna, italy image © fernando guerra

italian practice GEZA has recently completed the ‘headquarters + production complex’ an office and industrial facility for practic, an awning and deck company within the town of fagagna in the northern province of udine, italy. positioned along a major freeway, the low-profile structure evokes the essence of the agricultural landscape. the campus consists of a main and clear volume dedicated to the work environment and neighbored with the manufacturing plant whose footprint has been placed at a 15 degree angle to respond to the nearby roadway. break rooms, communication areas and private spaces along with gardens accommodate the daily interactions of the employees.

the elemental exterior is formed with alternating surfaces of glass and panels of black marble stone interchanged with dark cement. the south facade is protected with a cantilevered 80 meter long concrete beam creating a mediating corridor along the building’s perimeter which is sheltered by the floating shading device.

office and factory volume separated and then connected with a path image © fernando guerra

covered path connecting the production and office buildings

image © fernando guerra

dark concrete beam protecting from the southern sun exposure

image © fernando guerra

view of office from the west

image © fernando guerra

main factory volume

image © fernando guerra

main factory volume

image © fernando guerra

northern facade of office building

image © fernando guerra

office building

image © fernando guerra

facade detail

image © fernando guerra

rooftop solar panels cover 2,300 square meters

image © fernando guerra

corridor

image © fernando guerra

offices

image © fernando guerra

offices

image © fernando guerra

offices

image © fernando guerra

warehouse

image © fernando guerra

illuminated at night

image © fernando guerra

view from the highway at dusk

image © fernando guerra

site plan

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

roof plan

section

section

elevation

elevation

elevation

project info:

architects: geza gri e zucchi architetti associati team: stefania anzil, fabio passon structural engineer: nuttassociati mechanical engineer: studio bulfon associati electrical engineer: studio battista contractor: edildri costruzioni s.r.l. external works: slurry italia srl prefabs: spav prefabbricati mechanical systems: vaportemica commerciale srl electrical systems: elettrica ducale snc factory: 10.000 mq offices: 1.000 mq showroom: 550 mq loading docks: 2.700 mq parking: 120 spots landscape: 33.000 mq costs: 7.000.000 euros total design: 2008-2009 construction: 2009-2011

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