Entry Title: " spazio verdi"
evels & papitto - b4architects
, Rome, Italy
Category: Interior Design, Professional

Entry Description:

The design and construction of this new bookshop spaces in Rome is based on a synthesis between historical memory and the need for renewal gathered in a new spatial and visual storytelling. The space
is organized on two levels offered in visual communication from an opening made in the slab that marks a double height above the entrance. Each furniture is designed in relation to a complex
interplay of visual references: on the architectural space is superimposed a watermark of spatial relations that materialize sometimes in thin patterns in metal or in the carving of the masses of the

About the Artist:

The group was founded in Rome as a free relationship of architects joining several knowledges, from 2008 the active partners are Gianluca Evels and Stefania Papitto. We measure us from urban and
landscape design until interior design and restoration, in a process that involves specific competences, always respecting the environmental characteristics. Our approach to any project is to
involve all parties in a creative collaboration to define the objectives of the project with a balanced combination within critical readings of the local context and the "outsider"
perspective of us. Urban quality doesn't depend only on single architectural objects' nature, but also on the relationships between the objects and the context. Therefore the real theme is
how the site and the rest of the city or the context can change according to that intervention, it's always a renewed and re-invented connective system, that uses existing references and new
ones. The work on pre-existent spaces and the interior design projects try to explain all the available elements in a new synthesis: the traces of the history of the building, the expectations of the
client, psycho-sensorial aspects of the architecture united in a continuous spatial and visual tale. According to the "modern lesson" and some contemporary modus operandi, according to
whether concept, sign, function and technology are a coherent synthesis. It seems necessary to be able to cross scales in different ways, not only from general to particular, but also in an opposite
sense, in order to find a new and flexible hierarchy of choices for an alternative new architectural view.