UNIVERSITY OF COMO – CHEMICAL LABORATORIES
Science labs of science departments of University of Como. The functional program and the local rules lead us to this square plan.
Client: PROVINCIA DI COMO
Construction period: 2011-2015
Area: 1650 mq
Safety coordination and DL structure: MOSAE srl
The distribution concept is based on a system of parallel to the square building plan bands, that define the central core where the vertical connections and the support functions can be found; a continual, wide horizontal route; a joining element illuminated by natural light; two L-shaped blocks for offices and laboratories; an intermediate area for toilets and skylights.
The compact volume dialogues with the volume of the existing cylinder with the same strength and design, allowing the reduction of costs and maximizing the coverage materials used on the closures.