La Filanda

LocationGaiole in Chianti, Italy
Total Area205 m²

La Filandia constructed over 500 years ago was used for silk manufacturing, over time it has gone through alterations and today the complex is subdivided into 3 dwellings. The focus is to modernize the existing interior  farmhouse  house  keeping  the  main  traditional  features  and  characteristics.  To increase the volume an extension is proposed which will act as an extended eating area (dining room) with wine cellar below. The lightweight construction is of terracotta and glass.