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Canteen Nuvola Lavazza

Enjoying peace and quiet in the "Cloud"

The entire neighbourhood is welcome in the canteen of the Turin ­coffee producer Lavazza in the Aurora district. With its clear design, the dining area retains the industrial character of the building, which was once a power station. White glazed genuine timber panels in ­silver fir placed on the ceilings create a homely atmosphere. Together with the unobtrusive furniture, they form a calm and quiet setting for relaxed work breaks.

Configuration overview 

Components used 

  • LIGNO Akustik light  | Ceiling cladding  

    LIGNO Akustik light 3S_33_a70g_625-18-6_WTL_gb_bl-w10
    Wood type 

     

    Various wood species are available for the visible layer. For quality reasons, individual wood species cannot be configured for all profiles; for technical reasons, surface treatments are excluded for some wood species.

    Wood type 

    _WTL Silver fir knotless, patterned 

    Profile 

     

    The visible layer is profiled with joints. The code for profiling indicates in millimetres: Element width, strip width (rounded, from/to if applicable) and joint width (rounded) as well as a letter identification for variants, e.g. with chamfered strip edges or with additional height gradation.

     

    Note: Some profiles indirectly cause exclusions for other configuration options.

    Profile 

    _625-18-6 Slat profile 

    Structure 

     

    The face is subjected to a brushing _gb as standard, which produces a stronger or weaker structure depending on the type of wood and makes the surface less sensitive to scratches.  Alternatively, a smooth sanding _gs can be carried out, or on request a bandsaw cut _grimitated.

    Structure 

    _gb Brushed 

    Treatment 

     

    Depending on the type of wood, the optional application of a surface treatment is possible ex works. Individual colour finishes are always sampled for coordination. For elements in individual lengths, colour treatment is limited to max. 5 m length.

    Treatment 

    _bl-w10 Lacquer, translucent 

    Room acoustics 

     

    If the soffit of the element is to have a good sound-absorbing effect, the penultimate layer is configured as absorber _a50g. Otherwise, this layer is configured as a solid wood layer _a0.

    Room acoustics 

    _a70g 70 % Absorber 

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Project participants 

  • Cino Zucchi Architetti 

    Architect

    Via Giuseppe Revere 8
    IT - 20123 Milano 
     

    www.zucchiarchitetti.com

  • rgastudio

    Architect

    Largo Rio de Janeiro 7
    IT - 20133 Milano

     

    www.rgastudio.it

  • ImpreMAC s.r.l.

    Execution

    Via di Novella, 1
    IT - 00199 Roma

    www.impremac.it

  • Michele Nastasi

    Photographer
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