participation, mid term written exam, laboratory winery design, final oral exam.
This course is focused on the understanding of buildings for the wine industry. Classes will stress the concept of quality in architecture. Students will be able to write a preliminary analysis of a winery including the description of environmental units and spatial units (wine production sections).
Presentation and general introduction (2 hours). General part – materials and technical architecture: building organism, building process and methods (16 hours). Special part –the building process applied to the winery (12 hours). Laboratory: preliminary analysis of a winery (10 hours). Technical visit to wineries (8 hours).
Maggi PN. Il processo edilizio. Milano: Città Studi, 1994.Mandolesi E. Edilizia. Torino: UTET, 1983. Chiumenti R. Costruzioni rurali. Bologna: Edagricole, 2004. Other materials and references delivered by the instructor and available on the web.
theoretical class by blackboard and PC presentations; laboratory revisions.
tutoring, some materials, and exams may be developed in English.