How to raise an existing building without burdening the foundations

The case of the Fonderie Arizzi in Bergamo

The case history reports an important intervention aimed at raising and adjusting a level in an existing building, consisting of two floors, located inside the Fonderie Arizzi in Val Seriana, province of Bergamo (Italy).

The need to extend the space vertically by transforming the top slab, which previously served only as a cover, determined the peculiarities of the work in a building erected many years before and used as the administrative headquarters of the company.

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