about ceilings

about celingsItalian studio Duearchitetti has renovated an apartment in an 18th-century building in Varese, which features a central doric column, a stone manger and a groin-vaulted ceiling.The architects’ design involved blending rolled concrete floors with the original architectural features, which include the unusual ceiling.

Usually called a groin-vault, but also known as a double-barrel vault or a cross vault, this type of ceiling construction is created by intersecting two barrel vaults at right angles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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