Location: Nola, Naples
Client: Giorgia & Johns
Gross Floor Area: 13.760 m2
Cost of Construction: 5.500.000 Euros
Works Management: Studio Visone & Associati
Contractors: Edilizia Cinquestelle, Canova Prefabbricati
Structural: Studio Visone & Associati
Lighting Systems: iGuzzini
Wall System: Boffa Arredamenti
Curtain Walling: Ales Alluminio
Office Furniture: Sinetica
Rubber Flooring: Remp
Photo by: © Julien Lanoo
Modostudio - Cibinel Laurenti Martocchia Associate Architects
This Rome-based practice put together the skills its various partners had acquired through working for Massimiliano Fuksas, Piero Sartogo, Erick Van Egeraat and Kas Oosterhuis on various major projects.
At present the firm is implementing projects for a research foundation at Laives (Bolzano), a building in Rome destined for technological research and a conversion plan to upgrade the Modena ex Fonderie Riunite site.
Modostudio has won acclaim in some major national and international competitions:
1st prize in the competition by invitation for a services building at Tecnopolo Tiburtino, Rome.
2nd prize in the two-phase competition for the CSAI Spa new HQ, Terranuova Bracciolini, Arezzo.
Special mention in the international competition for the Caceres New Tradefair, Spain.
1st prize in the international competition to build a new centre for the Uhl Foundation to research into renewable sources of energy, situated on the Laives mountains near Bolzano.
1st prize in the international competition for Modena’s ex Fonderie Riunite.
1st prize in the competition for the Los Carmenes Commercial Centre, Las Torres de Cotillas, (Spain).
Picked for the international competition to convert the Oltretorrente area, Parma.
Picked for the Living Steel international competition to design 500 sustainable homes (Russia).
Picked for phase 2 of the competition for the new Formia hospital.
3rd prize in the international competition for a masterplan in Vilnius (Latvia).
Special prize in the international competition for a masterplan at Lohja (Finland).
Prizewinner at the Lausanne Jardins 2009 international competition (Switzerland).
1st prize in the Ciudad del Medio Ambiente international competition at Santomera (Spain).
Prizewinner at the Cret-du-Locle town-planning international competition (Switzerland).
Special mention in the international competition for a marine terminal at Klaipeda (Latvia).
Special mention in the international competition for the Akropolis HQ in Vilnius (Latvia).
The Modostudio partners were invited as visiting critics to run the architectural design course at New York’s Cornell University in 2008. Currently they are teaching architectural design at the European Institute of Design, Rome, and architecture for the InArch post-graduate masters in sustainable architecture.
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