House in the orchard

House in the orchard

LDA.iMdA architetti associati
San Miniato, Pisa, Italy | View Map
Project Year
Private Houses
MEDULLA studio
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Curtain wallAluK Benelux
SL50 curtain wall, SC156TT | Lift and slide window
Fire PlacePalazzetti
Roof Waterproofingpolyglass
Facade cladding Mapei
Main contractorCardelliBros
Air Conditioner SystemDaikin

Product Spec Sheet
Curtain wall
SL50 curtain wall, SC156TT | Lift and slide window by AluK Benelux
Fire Place
Roof Waterproofing
MAPEPLAN by polyglass
Facade cladding
by Mapei
Main contractor
Air Conditioner System
by Daikin

House in the orchard

LDA.iMdA architetti associati as Architects

In Its Various Forms To Live In A Private House Can Express The Desire To Get Back To A Lost Dimension.


In This Project, Shape Is Not Context, Is Not Reinterpretation Of Tradition And Not Even Search For Lost Figurative Relationships.


We Want To Fix The Aspiration Of A Client's Hobby:  To Cultivate A Vegetable Garden, And We Made It With A Pure External Form. This Form Owes Its Origin From The Ancestral Child's Drawing Of A House.


The Aim Precedes The Practice To Put Contemporary Architecture In Fragile Territorial Context In Order To Reactivate New Potential Relationships. This Statement Of “La Casa Nell'orto" Project Contains All The Energies That The Clients Put Into This Realization,  With Particular Regards To


Innovative Choices:

The External Coating (Covering Wall Continuity) Was Made Applying An Ecological Polyolefin Sheet  With High Solar Reflectance;


The Extremely Poor Structural Technology Usually Used For Greenhouses Here Adapted For The Home;


The Internal Floor Covering Is Made By Using Anti-Infiltration Water Resistance Protective Products On The Prefabricated Wood Self-Supporting Panels (Larch Wood - Polystirene - Fir Wood);


The Modular Structure Created By Partializing The Larger Project (First Project Included Interior Space To Be Used As A Winter Garden Or A Greenhouse);


To Lift Up The Whole Floor Reducing The Impact On The Landscape, Solving At The Same Time Hydraulic Problems;


Hosting Events Such As Studiaperti 2019.


This Project Is Part Of The Research We Are Investigating For: How The Figurative Synthesis Of An Architecture Is Often Recurrent In The Architect's Work, And How It Can Be An Important Element Of Investigation In Finding Answers Or Models For A Contemporary Fluid And Dynamic Society.


Material Used:

1. Cardelli Bros – main contractor
2. Mapei and Polyglass – Facade cladding - Mapeplan
3. Italpannelli – wall and roof panels – polyurethane panels
4. Simonin – floor and slab - Sapisol
5. Edra Mazzei – sofa - standard
6. Mercurio-s17s71 – painting – sevent bats
7. Soudal – glue – sodatherm plus
8. Aluk grouf – windows - SL50
9. Palazzetti – fire place – Ecopalex 88
10. Daikin – air conditioner system

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Project Credits
Floor And Slab - Sapisol
Painting – Sevent Bats
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