piuarch: bentini headquarters
piuarch: bentini headquarters
mar 19, 2012

piuarch: bentini headquarters

‘bentini headquarters’ by piuarch, faenza, ravenna, italy all images courtesy of piuarch




milan-based practice piuarch has sent us images of their recently completed building ‘bentini headquarters’, an office in faenza, of ravenna, italy. comprised of two parallel buildings, one for employees and a warehouse for archives and services, the complex interacts with the surrounding hills and landscape while the mediating space serves as an inner courtyard. a transparent enclosure at the ground level eliminates a sense of boundary and delicately elevates the building. the 300 square meter roof garden projects views above the existing low-rise structures to focus attention to the encompassing city and countryside, providing an ideal area for events and conferences.


defining the external appearance, a modular facade with a grid of rectangles in diverse sizes and orientations are layered over the glass curtain wall. the brise soleil’s adjustable solar filters change the exterior while the shadows generated by the continuous movement of the sun adds a dynamic character while framing activity occurring inside. the north elevation is a continuous glass wall, introducing the vistas into daily interaction.

piuarch: bentini headquarters brise soleil facade

piuarch: bentini headquarters north facade

piuarch: bentini headquarters glass entry at ground level

piuarch: bentini headquarters (left) lobby (right) central stair

piuarch: bentini headquarters stair

piuarch: bentini headquarters entry facade

piuarch: bentini headquarters brise soleil facade at night

piuarch: bentini headquarters rear facade at night

piuarch: bentini headquarters model

piuarch: bentini headquarters site plan

piuarch: bentini headquarters floor plan / level 0

piuarch: bentini headquarters floor plan / level 1

piuarch: bentini headquarters elevation

piuarch: bentini headquarters elevation

piuarch: bentini headquarters elevation

piuarch: bentini headquarters elevation

piuarch: bentini headquarters section

piuarch: bentini headquarters sections



project info:


typology: offices built area: 6500 mq client: bentini s.p.a.
location: faenza, ravenna, italia
year: 2009–2010 architectural design: piuarch. francesco fresa, germán fuenmayor, gino garbellini, monica tricario structural design: euro engineering s.r.l.        m & e design: euro engineering s.r.l. lighting design: rossi bianchi lighting design landscape design: mmass studio associato     calculations and specifications: studio tre architetti associati phase: built piuarch team: salvatore seggio and yusuke aizawa, momoko asano, ilan balouka, filippo carcano, erica cazzaniga, viola corbari, marco dragoni, davide fascione, niccolò genesio, luca mazzeo, michele megna, elena migliorati, nicola pelucchi, jenny spagnolatti, giorgio terraneo

  • could you tell, please, what insulation for walls and what brand of glass were used. and what are walls and glass insulation koeficients. thank you in advance.

    green says:
  • bel progetto, bell\’articolo. ma il tuo nome?? Faust

    misterfa says:
  • beautiful

    v says:

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