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chiara turchi selected.works


contents This portfolio contains selected works from different kinds of projects developed through my university career at Poltecnico di Milano, Istanbul Technical University, extra-curricular activities -workshops and courses- and during the period I worked at Hootsmants architectuurbureau. These projects were chosen to enlight the diverse approaches and scales encompassed in my career and the skills aquired through the practice. Attention to details, light and creation of space are at the basis of a mostly requalification-focused work which shows my interest in giving new life to the existing, especially if part of the heritage. During the time spent working at Hootsmans’ a hands on and experimentation focused approach has been developed.


I Architecture 1.

DOLOMITI UNESCO FOUNDATION

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ORSOLINE COMMUNITY

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COSTURA TERRA-MAR

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SEE THROUGH MANTUA

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PORTA ROMANA RAILYARD

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PROFESSIONAL WORK

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a cultural container in the former ENI village by Edoardo Gellner MASTER THESIS | INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

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reception and recreation in Fidenza ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

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requalification for a mission in Mozambique ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP

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a new exposition gallery in the secret apartment of Palazzo Te INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

urban regeneration for one of the milanese hot spots

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INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE

developped while working at Hootsmans ab

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

II Product Design 1.

PORTABLE, FOLDABLE, COMPOUNDABLE

backpack-stool design project for small gatherings

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III Photography 1.

MUZIO MILANO photographic exposition on the milanese architect

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Chiara Turchi A R C H I T E C T

Chiara was born in Italy in 1992. She got a degree in Languages and an hospitality focused formation but changed her field chosing architecture. After the Bachelor in Architecture at the Politecnico of Milan, she decided to specialize in interior architecture and refurbishment. She graduated April ‘17 and earned the official Architect title in december ‘17. She is currently in Amsterdam, working as an architect at Hootsmans Architecturbureau, getting expertise to soon work on rehabilitations, restorations, most likely with haritage buildings.

education 11.2019

Workshop on hospitality restoration HOTEL DESIGN LAB H.D.L. Academy Rimini, Italy

Facultade de Arquitetura de Oporto

07.2019 PORTO ACADEMY Porto

2017

Università degli studi di Firenze ABILITATION EXAM

Florence

2014.2017 Politecnico di Milano. Architectural Design M.Sc. DEGREE Milan

2015 Period of study abroad EXCHANGE Istanbul, Turkey

2011.2014 Politecnico Milano. Scienze dell’architettura B.Sc. DEGREE Milan

2006.2011 Liceo Classico T. Mamiani, Dipoloma di Lingue A. Lev.DEGREE

Pesaro

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Johannes van der Waalsstraat 14, Amsterdam +31 657003861 chiaraturchi92@gmail.com www.instagram.com/chichi.trc/ www.linkedin.com/in/chiara-turchi-/ www.twitter.com/chiara_turchi_

experiences 10.2019-ongoing ARCHITECT COLLABORATION on reabilitation projects Clay architectuurstudio. Amsterdam, NL

07.2018-ongoing ARCHITECT PRACTICE diffferent scales projects Hootsmans Architectuurbureau. Amsterdam, NL

2017 HUMANITARIAN TRIP India

2016

COMPETITION Photographic competition about G. Muzio Milano, Archivio Muzio

2015

WORKSHOP Restoration project of a humanitarian mission Inhambane, Mozambique

2014

PRACTICE Period of collaboration at Fabbrica del Duomo Milan, arch. Enrico Sacerdote

2014

WORKSHOP “paris is always a good idea” . Progect on public living Paris, France


places lived and experienced

expositions|publications 2017

PUBLICATION D. Chizzoniti, “Fidenza. Progetti per la città” Aiòn, Firenze, 2017.

2016

EXPOSITION Cowinners of the G. Muzio photography competition Milano, Castello Sforzesci

2015

interests photograhpy heritage FAI activist museums/expo music history of art cinema writing illustration

professional skills materiality graphics model making teamowork project management

EXPOSITION Design for small gathering, furniture exposition UNIQ Gallery, Istanbul

2013

EXPOSITION Extension projects exposition for the villa Urbino, Ca’ Romanino, Giancarlo de Carlo

2013

PUBLICATION On the 21/09/2016 online Casabella article see also pag 74-75

skills language italiano [mothertongue]............................................ english

[Trinity TEFL] ..........................................

software ............................................ Adobe

Photoshop

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Illustrator/Indesign

español ..........................................

............................................ Autodesk

français ..........................................

............................................ Sketchup

deutsch ..........................................

............................................ Vray

português ..........................................

............................................ Microsoft

nederlands.........................................

............................................ Adobe

Autocad 2D, 3D

Office

Ps. Camera Raw/Lightroom


Architecture

MASTER.THESIS I n t e r i o r . d e s i g n 


Fondazione Dolomiti Unesco

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO

A CULTURAL CONTAINER IN THE FORMER ENI VILLAGE BY EDOARDO GELLNER

site: Borca di Cadore, Veneto, Italy working group: Alfonso Di Sabato, Tommaso Lolli relators: Stefania Varvaro, Rossana Gabaglio co-relators: Francesca Zaffaroni

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he Eni Village of Borca di Cadore (BL) was built between the tail end of the 50s and the first years of the 60s, thanks to the political and entrepreneurial ability of Enrico Mattei. It’s a large compound (over 100.000 sm), equipped with an articulate on various structure, and developed, by innovative criteria, in the great woods at the foot of Mount Antelao(3.242m), that dominates the Cadore area, and overlooks the village of Borca, some ten kilometres from Cortina D’Ampezzo. The idea at the basis of this visionary and innovative project-site, was a kind of social town-planning plant, thought up by the exuberant mind of Mattei himself, and then made true, with a great architectural quality, by Edoardo Gellner first and foremost, in collaboration with Carlo Scarpa for some of its parts. 


Clockwise from up left: The morning routine: children singing during the daily flag-raising cere-

mony.[1] View of the ramp and its structure inside a dormitory.[2] Aereal view of the Colonia, 1957.[3] Left page: original Gellner’s plan and section from the IUAV archive 


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The Colonia NEW IDENTITIES FOR THE E. GELLNER SUMMER CAMP

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uestioning on how to properly valorize the setting, we have come to the conclusion that using an array of different functions would lead to real improvement. Given the big dimensions of the complex, we opted for alternance and ciclycity throughout the year of the different functions, in order to have a bigger response at different scales, without any risk of saturation. Everything, then, would be sponsored by the Dolomiti Unesco foundation whose ultimate aim is to safeguard and valorize the territory.

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ART FAIR AND FILM FESTIVAL

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DOLOMITI UNESCO FOUNDATION

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Being both affiliated and synchronized to sponsorizing entities (i.e. Biennale di Venezia and Festival del cinema di Venezia), they represent a try to recall a national audience that could improve the colony’s name.

The Colonia will host offices, workshop, libraries, formation (about the safeguard of the mountain environment) and whatever needed to create a cultural hub. Formation courses for intelligent start-ups and entrepeneurial formation will be held too.


FOUNDATION

FACILITIES

COOPERATIVE

FILM FESTIVAL

ART EXPO

KITCHEN FOOD HALL CONFERENCE ROOM STUDY ROOM

LEADERSHIP OFFICES HALL

CAFE’ AUDITORIUM

DORM

BOOK SHOP

DORM

READING ROOM

COMMON SPACE DORM DORM COMMON SPACE

COWORKING COWORKING ADMINISTRATION

OPEN AIR THEATER

HOSTEL PORTER

COMMON SPACE

EXPOSITION EXPOSITION EXPOSITION

EXPOSITION

MULTIFUNCTIONAL HALL | DEPOSIT

EXPOSITION EXPOSITION MULTIFUNCTIONAL HALL | DEPOSIT

EXPOSITION EXPOSITION EXPOSITION MULTIFUNCTIONAL HALL | DEPOSIT DEPOSIT

FACILITIES Cafès, restaurants hostel and more services still need to function throughout the entire year, regardless of which big or smaller event is taking place.They will co-work with the other activities of Borca center

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COOPERATIVE This particular economic structure is our response to the Belluno province request: a valorization and improvement of the territory and its activities. The colony, through its revisited architecture, would be the showcase of local products and a signifi-


The Colonia DRAWINGS AND ANALYSIS

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Elevation of the entire complex, in orange the intervention.[1]


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Progressive plan of the complex (i.e. with increasing quotes, for each building is shown the ground floor) [2]


1. The Central Hall, AS THE CORE OF THE COMPLEX


A cafeteria benefits from the generous dimensions of the first floor and a cinema-auditorium; defined by the addition of a wooden volume set on a concrete basement, fits in the back side of the ground floor. The skylights link the two floors both internally and externally, creating an intense relation with the incoming light.

PERSPECTIVE CROSS SECTION


[1]

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Clockwise from top letf: First floor plan.[1] Basement plan with auditorium and open air theater.[2]

Longitudinal section right at the roof ridge.[3] Skylights intervention concept scheme.[4] 


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[3]

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2. The dorm, MF

The MF dorm, like the others F and M, is charachterized by a modular structure made of concrete portals and metal IPEs columns and ramps distribution. Starting from the valorization of this aspect and keeping the functional division between “central corps” and services in the “heads”, we doubled the height inserting a light structure and modfying the norther facade, thus enabling light to spread.

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From top: The concept dyagrams of the bridge.[1] Perspective longitudinal section of the MF dorm.[2] 


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the F-MF bridge.[1] The viewpoint looking at the Pelmo’s peak.[2] The Capanna centrale and its new skylights and open space.[3] Other page: A dorm technological cross section.[4] Clockwise:

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Architecture

Architectural design II 


Orsoline community RECEPTION AND RECREATION IN FIDENZA

site: former Orsoline Monastery, Fidenza working group: Federica Novati professors: Domenico Chizzoniti assistants: Luca Preis, Monica Moscatelli

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he Orsoline community idea derives from the need of a meeting point for the entire city and the need of a stopover for the peregrines walking the ancient Via Francigena, a segment of the wider path linking Rome to Canterbury through central Europe. The existing building, a convent of the Orsoline monastic order, throws its roots back in the XV century and has undergone a number of renovation works in order to modify and adjust the structure to the most diverse uses it has been having through the centuries. The project is functionally and structurally devided into two parts: the hosting function provided by the Hostel in the minor courtyard and the didactic function of the civic center, in relation with the old chapel and the Renessaince museum, situated in the ground floor of the northern wing. The two functions are both served by a third one:a bicycle cooperative used both by citizens and peregrins. 


Clockwise from top, left: A topographical survey of the two complexes of the Orsoline and

Gesuiti, belonging to the Maps and Drawings Fund of the Parma State Archives.[1] A view of the chapel from the mayor courtyard.[2] Aereal photo of the complex, Bing 2012.[3] 


Project drawings URBAN CONTEXT, PLANTS

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hat is best shown in the drawings, is the south-western wing’s incompleteness which turned out to be the keystone and fulcrum of our project. The structure of the project tries to enhance the architectural value of the existing part and is composed by a series of parallel load-bearing partition walls which recall the modular dimensions of the double courtyard; developing an organic system of well-defined but connected and communicating volumes.

FUNCTIONS: The hosting function is the beating heart of the project: it keeps it active both during daytime and night hours; offering to peregrines hospitality and a number of facilities distributed in three different volumes. The Civic Center, entirely hosted by a new construction building, is generated by a series of parallel walls whose rythm is interrupted by a 45 degrees rotated volume (on the grounds of the ancient “Terraglio”). The basement itself, at - 2.60 meters, connects the new intervention with the existing, thanks to the old chapel, turned into an auditorium through a light steel structure.

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The project inserted in the pattern of the old town.[1] Grund floor plans of the intervention, the gesuiti monastery and church and of the terraglio area.[2] 


cafè food court civic center civic museum

integrative restauration conservative restauration

external intervention cycle-perative|gym hostel

new from exixsting borders new construction

[2]

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Project drawings ELEVATIONS, SECTIONS

ground floor +1.8m

cross section

long section


model photo

northern elevation

southern elevation


Architecture

Interior architecture I 


See through Mantua A NEW EXPOSITION GALLERY IN THE SECRET APARTMENT OF PALAZZO TE

year: 2014.15 site: Palazzo Te, Mantova working group: Greta Bosio, Giulia Dagheti, Alessandra Guizzi professors: Stefania Varvaro, Rossana Gabaglio assistants: Luca Faverio, Caterina Gallizioli

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alazzo Te, built between 1524 and 1534 on commission of Federico II Gonzaga, is the most famous work of the Italian architect Giulio Romano. The complex is now home to the civic museum and, since 1990, the Te International Center of Art and Culture which organizes ancient and modern art and architecture exhibitions. The big complex hides, in one of its corners, a so called Secret Apartment and, with it, a secret garden: an exquisite and precious piece of art with frescos, mosaics, voulted ceilings and rich vegetation. The request is to transform It into a flexible exhibition space, where the new structure won’t cover the rich walls’ and ceyling’s decoration and that could host different functions in order to attract more people. 


Other page: The

bridge on the fishponds and Palazzo Te plan. Here, Clockwise: Fresco in the secret dwelling vaulted ceiling. [1] View on the secret apartment with part of the exedra on the back. [2] The secret garden.[3] 


Project drawings PLANS, SECTIONS AND SCHEMES

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The exhibition is therefore generated by a geometric grid, only interrupted in a few occasions, that helps giving armony and coherence to the entire system.

Another key concept is the “see through”effect, given with the combination of metal profiles, to create paths and ambients in a delicate way. The decorations of the apartment are still visible and their relation with the project is represented with more density or expansion of the elements: they are enlighted or hidden, depending on the need.

Two submodules 1.1 m and 0.5 m stand at the basis of the dimensions of seats, panels and all the other elements.

The idea of the “flow” also permeates the exhibition: an imaginary sewing thread, tights together the inside and the outside.

nalyzing the dimensional relations between the rooms, we found out a 2.20 meters module determining the entire plan.

[a] Mobile panels and seats

[b] The principal elements of the structure remain unchanged

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[c] Secondary sticks can be removed, leaving a clear view to the guests


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Clockwise from left, bottom: function vs. time dyagram.[1] Cross section [b-b].[2] Long. section [a-a].[3] Plan of the exposition.[4] 


Project detailed study

A GLIMPSE OF THE MODULAR STRUCTURE

Particular interest is given to the structure: it’s self-supporting with a trilitic portal made of 3x3 sticks, from which all the others are generated. Three levels overlap on the top of the structure in order to give a general look of lightness and dynamism.

On top, when they intersect, led lights hang on the higher sticks. Simply moving the elements -see right page dyagram- we can totally transform the layout of the bigger room into a conference room with 20 seats.


CONFERENCE SETTING

PERSPECTIVE SECTION


Architecture

URBAN.DESIGN


Porta Romana rail yard URBAN REGENERATION FOR ONE OF THE MILAN HOT SPOTS

year: 2013.14 site: Porta Romana rail yard, Milan working group: Sarah Zaki, Selene Zenobi professors: Francesco Vescovi, Massimo Brignoli assistants: Astuto, Marcinkiewicz

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he territory of Milan is deeply characterysed by its industrial and commercial roots. Besides all the active stations, there is a number of disused and abandond rail yards. This reperesents a huge urban wound that undermines the delicate balance of communications and relations within the community. These big empty urban voids have to be sewn up to fully live the potencial of the city. The Porta Romana rail yard is one of these voids. 


View of the AEM foundation, the complex occupying the north-western corner of the yard. [1] View of Corso Lodi, the big avenue leading to the center of the city. Redefossi channel is still visibile in this picture (it would be closed by the end of the XIX century). [2] The Porta Romana rail yard area, extract of a 1910 map. [3] 


Porta Romana neighbourhood ANALYSIS AND MASTERPLAN

FACILITIES shops supermarket covered market restaurants|bars schools gym sport center

station main buildling private residences

WORK administrations arTesanal lab.s hubs CULTURE theater museum library university

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here is only one working line that connects Milan to the hinterland and the rest of the yard is abandoned and cause for degradation of the entire neighbourhood and for separation of the northern and the southern part of the city.

We approached this “wound”, burying the one working rail and using the different quotes that came after as a chance to uniform the landscape through terraces and slopes.

Since the area underneath the yard lacks of services, infrastructures and residences, we carried out a redistribution of the facilities and companies in order to later intensify the residences.

The project area is thought to be entirely pedestrian; we focused on creating more common spaces like squares, or meeting points in order to encourage and ease socilization and benefit in the citizens’ everyday life. 


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Detailed-study project [2] [1]

THE WESTERN SECTION STUDIED AT 1.500

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PLAN, +7.5 M

CROSS SECTION [1]

LONG SECTION [2] 


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HOOTSMANS ARCHITECTUURBUREAU

O f f i c e . w o r k s 


Hunnerberg, juvenile detention center, Nijmegen REFURBISHMENT OF THE ENTRANCE

status: ongoing site: Nijmegen role: concept development, detailed drawings making, graphic material design, maquette design team: Remco Bruggink

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e were asked to develop a fresher and more functional design for the entrance of the Hunnerberg juvenile detention center (Rijks Justitiële Jeugdinrichting, RJJI). This location has room for 72 young people between 12 and 24 years old and it’s the only location where girls can stay.

The new layout features a central front desk that defines a big control space shared both by controller and desk clerks. This big desk generates two different fluxes for visitors and workers to be separately controlled according to the standard procedures. New offices and meeting rooms, both for visitors and for the staff, are created. To do so, the existing patio is closed off allowing to extend the space of the first floor.

The separation of the incoming and outcoming fluxes of, respectevely, worker and visitors, was one of the principal requests, followed by a lighter palette, smarter materials, a more organized storage system and brand new custom furniture pieces. We 


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2e uitgang CP

N.01.15 gang verkeersruimte 10.16 m2

pantry

Peil= 0

pc workstation daklicht

daklicht plafond nis: 2400mm + vloer

Peil= 0

dakli

pantry sleutels

postvakken AID wachtbank

N.01.04 hal na detectie personeel verkeersruimte 19.06 m2

30 lockers GSM / IPAD / helmen

Peil= 0

Peil= 0

scanner aanbesteding L3 ACX 6.4?? LxBxH 1830 x 837 x 1346

N.01.18 techniek technische ruimte 11.36 m2

PZI/MAI 25 voudig

keylock, 5 kasten van 24 kluisjes

kastwand, oa sleuteluitgifte, porto's, televisie, stofzuiger,etc.

N.01.16 Teamkamer - Crisisruimte verblijfsruimte 25.90 m2

pc workstation

Peil= 0

lockers AID 30 personen

N.01.19 SR-kantoor verblijfsruimte 8.06 m2

2 beheer p.c.'s

televisie

kast keylock, 6 kasten van 24 kluisjes

N.01.17 toegang teamkamer

N.01.14 sluis/entree CP verkeersruimte 2.74 m2

hellingbaan 1:16

N.01. portiersloge en verblijfsr 38.57

Peil= 1

scan poort

N.01.03 hal voor detectie personeel verkeersruimte 17.28 m2

Peil= 0

N.01. entree verkeersr 8.81 m

PZI kasten, 3 stuks

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30 N.01.13 toilet toiletruimte 2.16 m2

N.01.12 bezoekzaal verblijfsruimte 48.09 m2

Peil= 0

hoekopstelling monitoren + televisie

daklicht

kast

kinderspeelhoek

Peil= 0

pantry wachtbank

N.01.06 hal na detectie bezoek verkeersruimte 19.10 m2

Peil= 0

N.01.05 hal voor detectie bezoek verkeersruimte 14.05 m2

Peil= 0

N.01.07 afgifte goederen bergruimte 5.38 m2

Peil= 0

gasmeterkast techn. ruimte 2.2 m2

N.01.08 fouilleer verkeersruimte 5.87 m2

Peil= 0

wachtruimte bezoek oost

scan poort

koffie- en snoepautomaat

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daklicht plafond nis: 2400mm + vloer

plek voor rolkast

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180+

N.01.09 toegang bezoek

scanner aanbesteding L3 ACX 6.4?? LxBxH 1830 x 837 x 1346

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e selected natural materials and colors, such as (formaldehyde-free) playwood and chipwood in their natural shades, Kwadrat pastel toned fabrics. The forniture is all custom made and designed to keep the outlook neat and minimal and store as many objects as possible.

Particular attention was dedicated to meeting the required safety measures, relocating fire extinguisher and pumps and installing, where necessary, bulletproof certified “jansen Viss” profiles. The project has been approved and is to be realised by next year. 


DETAILS

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other page: Technical

section of the meeting room with focus on the 25 skylight[1] Technical section of the reception desk[2]


Zoetermeer former prison AN ANALYSIS FOR AN ACTIVE REUSE OF THE FORMER DETENTION CENTER

status: concluded site: Zoetermeer, Zuid-Holland role: concept development, site visit, production of technical drawing and collages team: Remco Bruggink

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-position (proximity to the highway, distance from residential areas,) - the volume -the parking area -the hight of the ceiling/bearing structure

e were asked to propose different alternative ways to reuse, refurbish or simply givE a new function to the Zoetermeer former prison, now dismissed. We proceeded this way:

The proposals were: -Business Hotel (see Citizen M): the structure stays the same and the old facades are sobstituted by a glazed courtainwall.

1- Analyzing the volume. How would it change by -adding [1] -demolishing volumes. [2] Would keeping the structure and wrap it in a new layer of glass improve his value and chances of being given a new function? [3] 2- Analyzing the kind of strategy: long or short term, major changes or smart and minor solutions. 3- Proposing new function that could match the:

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-Retail chain (see Ikea or similar): no major changes are required and collateral functions like offices and workshops can be added. 4- Proposing the construction of a totally new building. [4]

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From top clockwise: Option retail chain and its original scenario.[1,2] Option coworking, mixed functions and its original scenario[3,4]

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Gerechtsgebouw Groningen A NEW ENTRANCE FOR THE COURTHOUSE

status: ongoing location: Zwolle, Zuid-Holland role: concept design, drawung production, team: Daan Petri

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e were asked to propose different alterntives to renew and extend the existing entry hall of the courthouse. At the actual state there is not enough space to separate incoming and outcoming fluxes and, the layout doesn’t allow an organic flow, whether it is to enter/exit whether to simply ask for information, We were asked, indeed, to propose a version that identifies a new info point, accessible without the need to be controoled and pass through the scanners. A proposal for new inside finitures is also included

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Plan of one of the alternarives.[1] Section HH[2]. In red the new. Other page: Collage of an eventual color changes.[3]

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rollerbaan

rollerbaan

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hoofdentree

infopoint

detetctie

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Competition

ONGOING COMPETITION, TENDER PHASE

status: ongoing location: Europe role: concept design, drawung production, technical team: Hootsmans AB

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he function and location of the competition, which are most likely to remain secret, allowed us to experiment a broad variety of solutions and typologies.

The main focus of our team was to keep the budget as close as possible to the reqest, meeting the expectations of the client and finding the most efficient way to juxtappose the different destinations, with the smartest connections and built in such a way that mantainence interventions arekept to a minimum.

The complex is vast and characterised by different functions collaborating and intragrating one another.

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renderings by Elements

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Den Haag algemene rekenkamer A PROJECT OF REFURBISHMENT AND EXTENSOPM FOR THE COURT OF AUDIT

A PROJECT OF REFURBISHMENT AND EXTENSOPM FOR THE COURT OF AUDIT status: ongoing site: Den Haag, Zuid-Holland role: concept design, drawing production, physical and digital models production, collages production team: Hootsmans ab

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he Algemene Rekenkamer’s (Court of Audit) statutory task is to audit the revenue and expenditure of the central government. New, fresher and more efficient spaces is therefore needed in order to meet the requirements and a relocation of the existing functions is then inevitable.

relax areas and more. New closed and open spaced offices, the kitchen, the bar and the distribution cores, develop around this multipurpose space. The coffered ceiling/skylight is the real protagonist of the intervention. It stands at a eight of m(above the last floor of the building itself) and It both represents a unique landmark for the Court, while allowing in as much light as possible.

Trough the design of a higher and lighter central atrium we are willing to create a nevralgic space suitable for multiple uses, such as an auditorium, the restaurant seats, launge and 


Pictures of the study model.[1] Plan with the intervention, in orange the new.[2] Other page from top: Dyagram of the new skylight/patio covering [1]. Collages for an open patio.

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Canal House A PROJECT OF REFURBISHMENT AND EXTENSION

status: ongoing site: Amsterdam, canal area role: concept design, drawing production, physical models production, collages production team: Hootsmans ab

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his little house, stqueezed between two big school buildings, was once the caretaker’s accomodation and it has been listed as a national monument from the dutch government. It has been empty for a while before we were asked to trasform it in a modern and fresher canal house and to eventually extend it. The transformation involves mainly the inside space but also the remodeling of the inner facade through the addition of brand new volume. 


B1.3 eetkamer 25.6m²

B1.4 kamer 19.0m²

B1.6 gang/garderobe 6.9m²

wd B1.1 hal 5.8m²

B1.2 keuken 20.3m²

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B1.7 bijkeuken/berging 7.5m²

B1.5 wc. 1.9m²


product design

DESIGN FOR SMALL GATHERINGS 


Portable, foldable, compoundable A BACKPACK-STOOL DESIGN PROJECT WITH PAPER

year: 2015 site: UNIQ gallery, Istanbul working group: Daniela Lemak, Meghana Deshpande professors: Ozge Cordan assistants: Müge Belek, Çağıl Yurdakul, Tarik Orgen

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hey challanged us, asking for a paper-made piece of furniture. Specifically a seat. It was supposed to be easily carried everywhere, a design choice and something new. We started analysing all the similar products that had been made sofar with the same.materials, their structure, the way they worked and the kind of paper they used. We decided to eploit the full potential of carboard when using more layers side-by-side; and to use those layers in order to compose a structure that could be used whether as a stool, whether storaged in a thin bag. To design a more appealing piece of design we decided to use this box as a backpack and to play with different colours for the laces of the final backpack. 


Clockwise ftom top, left: The cardboard backpack when close.[1] The cardboard backpack when

open.[2] The cardboard backpacks used as stools at the UNIQ Gallery in Istanbul.[3] 


Project developing SCHEMES AND PRODUCTION PHASES

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he stool was later selected for an expositon of small design pieces at the UNIQ Gallery in Istanbul; curated by architects, professors of the

Istanbul Technical University and the visiting US professor, Tarik Orgen from Auburn, Alabama. We were also asked to make ten more samples to ensure everybody could rest during the exposition itself and later during the performance of the Istanbul-based Zuhal band.

Turskish stool.[1]

Turskish chilling[2]

abstract shape[3]

applied technique[4]

carboard box.[1]

foldable[2]

compoundable[3]

portable[4]

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Unfolded cardboard box.[1] Laser-cut cardboard pieces of the stool.[2] Final product in use at the UNIQ Gallery.[3] Composing the parts.[4] Finalizing the product.[5] 


photography

Photography of architecture 


MuzioMilano A PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION ON THE MILANESE ARCHITECT

year: 2015 site: Milan working group: Alfonso Di sabato professors: Marco Introini

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he aim of the work was to tell the spacial experience of the sacred places through a series of images that give back an interpretation of the architecture that is shaping them. The logic connection among all the 24 shots and between every single photo with the previous and the subsequent, alternates two forms of narration: an emphisized perspective and geometric setting to narrate the physic space and a plausible astraction, similar to reality but more likely relatable to the architects’ way of acting. Both the squared format and the Black and White choice collaborate to a ore clear interpretation of the image. Volumes, geometry; pattern and weave are the indisputable protagonist of the composition and research of Giovanni Muzio.

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Milanese fallen soldiers’ memorial, 1930 [1] Milanese fallen soldiers’ memorial, front view.[2] Santa Maria annunziata in Chiesa Rossa Church, Milan, 1932.[3] Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Chapel, Milan,1932.[4] 


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“Angelicum” convent, Milan, 1942.[1] San Giovanni Battista alla Chiesa Church, 1948; southern aisle.[2] Four Saint Evangelists church, view from the altar.[3] San Giovanni Battista alla Chiesa Church, View of the facade.[4] 


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Clarisse convent 1955 This shot was chosen with others, to be exposed at Castello Sforzesco in Milan during the exposition dedicated to the milanese architect Giovanni Muzio. 


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selected works . chiara turchi . 2019  

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updated portfolio with works developed at Hootsmans AB [from page 47]

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