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Masseria Ospitale – Lecce, Italy

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Building: Masseria Ospitale Restaurant Coverage
Location: Lecce, Italy
Architect: Gridshell and CMMKM Architettura e Design
Structural Consultants: F. Portioli with B. D’Amico
Completion: 2011

AE Interests: Parametrically modeled, lightweight structure. Semi-coverage through an integrated wood skin system. Use of salvaged and renewable resources, such as wood. Known for its economically and environmentally innovative method. Sustainable design. Complex form, timber gridshell.


Written by Laila Alafifi

September 8, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Posted in Built

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