Innovation and eco-sustainability in the choice of materials for our structures.
The materials selection phase during the planning of a new project requires an in-depth study of the context in which the modules will operate and special attention to the customer’s needs. An exemplary case is the project we carried out for the company Fratelli Moretti S.r.l. The resourcefulness, originality and trust that this customer placed in us allowed us to apply our skills and all the experience consolidated over the years in a sector that deviates from the construction of purely food installations.
In the 13 hectares of natural oasis available at the Moretti Village, our containers house a bar, an outdoor kitchen and changing rooms with showers and facilities for the disabled. For the external cladding of the changing room modules, our technicians and engineers, in close cooperation with the customer, chose panels with a COR-ten steel finish.
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Its main characteristic is that it ‘self-protects’ itself from electrochemical corrosion through the formation of a compact surface patina that takes on a different colour as time passes. A coating that, under normal environmental conditions, forms in approximately 18-36 months due to the action of atmospheric agents. If this patina is scratched, the oxidation process starts again to build up a new protection. The preference to use this material stems from a cooperative effort between Riccardo, head of the technical office, our in-house team and the owners of Moretti Village themselves, who chose it precisely because of the appearance and tone it would take on over time. COR-Ten steel makes the modular structures even more versatile because it allows constant mutation and subjective interpretation according to shadows and light plays. It lends itself well to representing the style and rhythms of the Moretti Village both compositionally and socially. This exterior finish becomes elegant when applied in similar contexts thanks to its ability to combine functionality with aesthetics.
The bar and terrace floor feature a Wood Plastic Composites covering. This is a series of wood-effect slats made of recycled plastics and bamboo fibre. It is the material of the future. It is 100% recyclable, resistant to moisture, water, UV rays and temperature fluctuations. It requires no special treatment, has a non-slip finish and is antibacterial. With bamboo fibre, we have succeeded in guaranteeing our customers a clean, durable and above all environmentally friendly product. The different colours and finishes reminiscent of wood are the ideal choice for an environment that thrives on nature such as Moretti Village.
Nothing is left to chance. A solution, this, that demonstrates our attention to the customer and the context in which it operates.