Ca' d'Ombra / The Forest of Venice

To build in wood is the sustainable way to build and our contribution to the visionary collaboration The Forests of Venice is a transformation of the traditional Palazzo into a contemporary public building in wood – a social library.
With inspiration from a selection of Venetian Palazzos from different periods in time we have developed a structural principle for our palace that creates a similarly interesting spatial experience – in massive wood.

Architects: Katarina Lundeberg & Fredric Benesch
Team:Clara Runstedt Klausen, Jack Dalla Santa, Ginevra Chieca Collaborators: Kjellander + Sjöberg, Architects without Borders, Arrhov Frick, Carmen Izquierdo, DinellJohansson, HORN.UGGLA, URBIO, Jan Åman, Folkhem, Swedish Institute cut160520_homepage.jpg facades 160520_homepage.jpg venice.jpg

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