domus technica

the renzo piano foundation has named reggio emilia-based firm iotti + pavarani architetti as the
'best italian practice under 40'. the award, which was handed over earlier this week, 
stems from the recently completed 'domus technica', a project piano claims secured the first place prize. 

located in brescello, italy, the building acts as home to mechanical and industrial engineer immergas' 
center for advanced training. conceived as a laboratory, the design intends to create a flexible and responsive
environment that is shaped by both its function and its users. 

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