The redevelopment of the dairy store (Latteria Sociale) Valtellina is the occasion to give to the building a new image linked to the identity of the reality that it contains and represents, a place linked to the local tradition and to the history. The project proposes a reinterpretation of the “malga” - the Alpine hut belonging to the italian alpine tradition - with its development in length, light coverage, a volume on one floor, inside the space there are the places of sale, exhibition and work. A model that leads to the concept of tradition and quality, the large roof extends to cover the outer areas and makes them a natural extension of the interior spaces, creating a covered square revealing to passers-by what happens inside, inviting to rest and the visit.



  • Invited competition, 1st prize
  • Postalesio (SO), Italy
  • 2016 – In progress
  • Client: Latteria Sociale Valtellina S.C.A.
  • Built area: 1.000 sqm
    • Retail,
    • Leisure


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Malga, the alpine hut

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The interior spaces are arranged radially from the center with three different degrees of relationship with the exterior: a closed core, a transparent and welcoming perimeter, a covered square that serves as internal/external filter.

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