New pubblic library in existing school building with conversion into eco-building

Location: Grugliasco (Turin), Italy

Client: City of Grugliasco

Amount of work:  €  6.455.324

Main project features

The older buildings are typically less flexible for spatial change, have poor lighting for contemporary uses, consume too much energy, are not universally accessible, have relatively high maintenance costs and often have become physically degraded.
Inevitably, the idea arises of providing a modern facility by building a new library or renovating and expanding the existing buildings.
Refurbishment and conversion of existing school building into a Library eco-building.
Upgrading energy efficiency and technological.
Passive system for heating.
Installation of ventilated facades
Thermal insulation on exterior walls
New energy efficient curtain-walls
Environmental friendly and energy efficient design

Positions held

Team leader and design coordinator
Architectural, sustainable and integrated building design

Activities performed

Architectural and technological design
Architectural and layout design
Sustainable and integrated building design
Business plan and quotation

Detailed Tasks

Feasibility study
Preliminary project

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2009 – 2010
Grugliasco (Turin), Italy


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