Interview with designer Alessandro Marchelli (AM), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Casa Dova Residential House.

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Interview with Alessandro Marchelli at Tuesday 29th of April 2014: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
AM : Excite astonishment, elegance and concrete gestures

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
AM : Finding the skill of the Masters of Architecture restoration of the environment in a modern vision

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
AM : Approval of the study team and the customer

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
AM : The idea of ​​the project and the design were developed in about 40 days

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
AM : To impress and create something unique that can remain over time

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
AM : The creation of unique pieces of design

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
AM : It 'was an idea developed by carefully studying the characteristics of the property.

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
AM : Private client

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
AM : The name of the historical building

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
AM : Sketches, working drawings, freehand drawings, models, modeling and CAD programs to render and executive

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
AM : The amazement of the people

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
AM : Study Team: engineers, architects, surveyors, lighting designer

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
AM : Historical research on the types of materials

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
AM : The maintenance of the historic building and transform it into an innovative concept and the complexity of the regulations in force

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
AM : Seeing the enthusiasm and curiosity that had created this restructuring

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
AM : Different methods of construction and a lot of effort and creativity