Villa Brandoli Restoration

Sergio Brancolini

On the Apennines around Modena we have the redesign of a farmhouse-type building of ample dimensions, designed by the Bentivogli Studio Sergio Brancolini (reference book). The project included the restoration of the main structure and external landscaping using typical components of classical architecture. The sculptural effect is simple and restrained.
To avoid the risk of a redundancy of classical references, slight shifts among shades of gray of Pietra Forte Fiorentina softened the visual impact. Stone ashlars were laid on specific assigned positions, which emphasized the homogeneity of color and softness of grain. As a whole, the work is outstanding in its composition and in the coherence of the final outcome.
The main monumental staircase, ancillary flights and landings were designed with a unifying line.