- Architects: Dapstudio / elena sacco – paolo danelli
- Location: Cassano d’Adda, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
- Other Participants: STUDIO SCOLARI
- Area: 2443.0 m2
- Project Year: 2009
- Photographs: Filippo Romano
Text description equipped via the architects. Cassano D’Adda Music Center is not just a construction for bettering musical tradition, however it’s going to turn into the site for the entire cultural actions of the town.
Music Center can be constructed within the town of Cassano d’Adda, between Milan and Bergamo, at the banks of the river Adda. Despite its small measurement, Cassano has a catchment space of roughly 160 000 other people, so this undertaking is supposed to have a territorial position.
The space is close to the principle boulevard from Milan to Treviglio, a couple of mins from the middle and from the pretty Villa Borromeo, in a suburb characterised via structures with out price.
The construction undertaking needs to create a brand new city heart, a locus for the town and the group.
The placement of constructions within the masterplan follows the strains of penetration of the world, it divides the lot into a personal zone surrounded via residential constructions and a public one with the Music Center overlooking the sq.. This exterior area consists via a couple of parts like a terraced parterre that connects the road to the construction floor peak and an arboreal quantity in entrance of it, that works as an outer restrict for the sq. itself.
The program could be very complicated, together with other purposes and areas for an actual flexibility of use: the lobby can accommodate, for instance, occasions, exhibitions or little live shows like an interior sq..
Near the foyer, a 300-seat auditorium and business areas (like a cafeteria or a song retailer) with out inner walls can extend its task within the adjoining areas and perform independently from the Music Center.
A song faculty is situated on the second one flooring, strictly hooked up with others purposes and areas.
The construction is a compact quantity of three flooring and a basement on an oblong base.
The compactness of press-formed perforated white steel overlaying of the primary two ranges, white painted, contrasts with an overly porous inner. The lobby is a smart hole area that attach other ranges and brings in combination the entire actions. From this area comes out the aslope quantity of the auditorium, outlined via its inner and external coating product of white picket splints.
This more or less porousness selected for the interiors is similar for the black quantity of the song faculty, which compactness is carved via six patios that deliver mild and air to the school rooms, allotted subsequent to them like an exterior projections of the inner areas. This disposition create a multipurpose connecting area.
The undertaking has been advanced after a participation procedure that concerned native government, the varsity of song academics, native appearing corporations, associations, and a illustration of customers.
The Center has been conceived as a area of song open to the neighborhood, a public position the place other people can meet and have interaction.