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De Petrus Library

 

Container and content are both valuable. When a valuable architecture is converted back to the library it could not be otherwise. It happens in Vought, in the Netherlands, where the nineteenth-century Petruskerk has been transformed into De Petrus, a multifunctional space composed of a public library, a small museum, a shop and a bistro. The project was signed by Studio Molenaar & Bol & Vandillen Architects in the name of respect for the ancient church. The interventions, which provided for a general conservative restoration and the addition of a mezzanine plan that promotes internal circulation and gives an unprecedented perspective on the decorative apparatus and architectural details, are all easily reversible . The large space of the nave, now occupied by shelves full of volumes mounted on rails and reading tables, can be easily reconfigured to accommodate conventions or special events.

The interventions, which provided for a general conservative restoration and the addition of a mezzanine plan that promotes internal circulation and gives an unprecedented perspective on the decorative apparatus and architectural details, are all easily reversible . The large space of the nave, now occupied by shelves full of volumes mounted on rails and reading tables, can be easily reconfigured to accommodate conventions or special events.

DE MAJO

DE MAJO

DE MAJODE MAJO, founded in 1947, is a Venetian high-end lighting company that focuses on innovation, without giving up its strong heritage. We believe most pieces are imitation-proof, as they are made by master glassblowers with an unmatched  skill set. Alongside with...

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Daniela Nori is welcome to Home Italia

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IRACI ARCHITETTI WELCOME TO HOME ITALIA

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The Sicilian architect Antonio Iraci joins our club. His works have been published in the major trade magazines and, in the last issue of our magazine, we talked about his extraordinary project for the boutique hotel Zash Spa, in the province of...