Piazza di Spagna, Roma
David Chipperfield Architects
YEAR & AREA OF COMPETENCE:
1015 | CIVIL - COMMERCIAL
AIM OF THE PROJECT:
New Valentino Flagship store on ground, first and second floor of an historic masonry building in Rome's old city centre.
Executive Design and Works Management of all structural works (steel and reinforced concrete) by law 1086/1971.
Most notable structural works include:
• three monumental stone staircases;
• a major double-height atrium upon demolition of slab portions and addition of two steel frames, including a double-height one, in order to grant full support to upper floors;
• additional support to existing crawl spaces and opening of many compartments into bearing wall alignments.
All the works, both structural and architectural, have been completed in only four months.