Masseria Settarte

Ostuni / Italy / 2011

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The building is an atypical example of "Masseria", due to the plan in "linear" form which differs from the traditional “court yard" shape. Through a historical analysis it is observed as consisting of three distinct building elements, each of which date back to a different historical period. The intervention has pointed out this historical continuity, restoring an old part preservation (trulli), rationalizing the old part mansion house (casale) and incorporating the most recent part based on present needs and in a contemporary architectural language.

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    The building is an atypical example of "Masseria", due to the plan in "linear" form which differs from the traditional “court yard" shape. Through a historical analysis it is observed as consisting of three distinct building elements, each of which date back to a different historical period. The intervention has pointed out this historical continuity, restoring an old part preservation (trulli), rationalizing the old part mansion house (casale) and incorporating the most recent part based on...

    Project details
    • Year 2011
    • Work finished in 2011
    • Main structure Masonry
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Single-family residence / Recovery/Restoration of Historic Buildings / Restoration of façades
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