The entrance hall with its high ceiling and sculptural steel staircase does the transition between these two focal points. It is in this large room that wood is introduced as another element of strong symbolism and its use throughout the spaces creates a sense of internal continuity.
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We produced furniture and finished interior by using wood materials normally used for substrate of furniture and interior finish for reducing the cost. Paint finish with rough texture is applied, so that it “weathers nicely as a taste” along with the time, rather than just becoming “old” after the completion.
Externally, the walls were found covered by different layers of paint and mortar. Internally, a brick wall covered with tiles, hid the original ashlar and masonry walls. Two levels of false ceilings placed at different heights prevented the view of the original wooden structure which composed the roof of the building.
Clean surfaces, solid floors, and large panels are used to reduce the number of joints, simple colors according to the different areas of the premises and indirect lighting systems; all with the intention of creating a friendly space with the necessity of hygiene and precision appropriate to a dental clinic.
Asian Art Study Center at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art by Machado Silvetti, Sarasota – FloridaApril 29th, 2016
The addition’s façade is composed of deep-green, glazed terra cotta tiles that address the client’s requirement of a new monumental entrance. The façade relates to the natural environment of the Museum’s extensive landscape, and its color and chiseled profile are reminiscent of the Cà d’Zan mansion’s ceramic detailing.