ARPAE Headquarters, Ferrara
Mario Cucinella Architects 

ARPAE Headquarters, Ferrara

Mario Cucinella Architects 

Applying its principles, a regional agency for the environment incorporates passive energy-saving strategies into its offices, minimizing the need for climate-control systems.

Besides providing daylight aplenty, a roof with 112 greenhouse-type skylights produces a stack effect which, in combination with several courtyards, keeps hygrothermal conditions adequate all year.

Like the cladding, the structural elements are made of timber and assembled on site, through a procedure that reduces water use during construction and facilitates maintenance and replacement of parts...[+]

Sede de ARPAE en Ferrara
ARPAE Headquarters, Ferrara (Italy).

Cliente Client
Agenzia regionale per la prevenzione, l’ambiente e l’energia dell’Emilia-Romagna.

Arquitectos Architects
Mario Cucinella Architects / Mario Cucinella (fundador y director creativo founder and creative director); Michele Olivieri, Giulio Desiderio, Chiara Tomassi, Francesco Barone, Caterina Maciocco, Antonella Maggiore, Giulio Pisciotti, Luca Stramigioli, Alessio Rocco, Debora Venturi (equipo team); Natalino Roveri, Yuri Costantini, Andrea Genovesi (maqueta model).

Consultores Consultants
Tecnopolis (estructura structure); SWS Engineering (estructura de madera timber structure); TIFS Ingegneria (análisis bioclimático bioclimatic analysis); Tecnopolis (electricidad electricity).

Contratista Contractor

Superficie Area
5.000 m².

Fotos Photos
Duccio Malagamba; Moreno Maggi