Villa MB, Bassano del Grappa

Located near the Venetian pre-Alps, the MB villa is a dual architecture: on the one hand it reinterprets the theme of the archetype of the house, through a wooden volume of extreme formal cleanliness, on the other hand two concrete pavilions, divided by a blade of water, which house the representative rooms, the garage and the annex. The house was designed entirely with eco-compatible materials (XLam structure), from austenitic steel carpentry to natural wool and cellular glass insulation, from wooden panels of formaldehyde-free furnishings to solvent-free paints. The nature penetrates the house from the entrance (a patio with a tree) and continues up to the roof (a private garden).

What makes this project one-of-a-kind?
The research on housing typology.
The high quality of the materials.
The originality of the spatiality and the internal organization.


gherardiarchitetti; Edoardo Gherardi


Year of completion

Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza) – Italy

Total area
800 m2

Marco Zanta

Project Partners

Erco Lighting, Antolini

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