Buzzo Spinelli : La Maison des Pécheurs

Gripped the bottom of a gully Bonifacio, Spinelli Buzzo The agency offers a real living sinners, bordered by limestone cliffs which it would seem to be detached: the Ortu Duzzi, which means from Bonifacio "gardens where fresh water flowed. "

Originally occupied by gardens, this site, suitable for vegetation, the presence of a source but also by a favorable configuration offers a peaceful place for all fishing enthusiasts.
The building follows the contours of the cliff and is built out full length on the plot offering a mix between urban and architectural project. Leaning against the cliff, it frees him before a court conceived as a space for sharing and promoting this traditional activity. The building offers the cliff to touch a game of full and empty.

Steeped in the surrounding materiality, construction is intended nevertheless rigorous. Cased to the clipboard, the concrete book a clean design with traditional boats of fishermen entering into vibration lines with sliding shutters, perpetuating the limestone strata. Consisting of horizontal slats, the sun breezes animate facades, their giving a kinetic effect. The naval vocabulary introduced by these wooden elements, gives the floor of the bridge-like.
The white concrete parapet stands out for its whiteness and smoothness, giving depth to the project. The shadow created benefit the fishermen and the selling bank.
As suspended, the esplanade offers a place of conviviality and sharing, destined to become the bow of this ship district where vegetation has reclaimed.

Project title : The House of Sinners
City, Country: Bonifacio (2B)
Project ownership: Town of Bonifacio
Mastery of work : Buzzo Spinelli Architecture
Area : 320 m2 SDP; 1098m2 SHOE
Cost of works: 1 079 723,90 euros HT
Calendar : May 2016

Photos: Serge Demailly

The project won for ArchiDesignclub Awards 2017, in the category Business & Industry

To learn more, visit ArchiDesignclub the Awards site that Buzzo Spinelli Architecture

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