Pole House

Location
Victoria (AUS)

Known for its spectacular visual impact, the Pole House is without a doubt the most photographed architectonic project on Great Ocean Road, in Australia.Suspended at a height of 40 meters, the iconic house appears to be floating among the clouds.

Originally constructed in 1970 by architect and engineer Frank Dixon, over the past two years the building has been completely renovated by Architect Franco Fiorentini of F2 Architecture. Beginning with the large windows which provide a 360° view of the ocean, the objective was to use reliable and resistant materials in order to gurantee the durability and structural integrity of the building.

For the flooring, the ceramic material selected was the Basaltina Stone Project by Lea Ceramiche. A full body porcelain tile collection that recalls natural basalt stone and, depending on the finishing, assumes different colors. The lappata finish chosen for Pole House gives the space a minimalist look. The 60x120cm modules enhance the surface, creating a stark separation from the natural elements that surround the building.

Basaltina Stone Project
Bosco Verticale
Residential Complex 520 West 28th
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Shipping and logistics are still operational.

Italy, as well as many other countries around the world, is engaged in an aggressive battle against the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

In order to keep the number of infections to a minimum, the Italian government has declared the temporary and limited closure of many manufacturing industries.

Nevertheless, certain activities related to the supervision of continuous production plants, such as the ones used in ceramic tile manufacturing, together with the preparation and shipping of stock materials have been permitted.

Therefore our warehouses and shipment departments remain fully operational, in full respect of the recent regulations imposed by the relevant authorities. Our staff will therefore continue to prepare and load merchandise, observing all of the necessary health and safety precautions.

Thanks to the remote working technologies that have already been implemented, all other sales supporting activities as well as your commercial and administrative contacts remain available, as always, to handle your requests.

We therefore wish to inform you that even during this manufacturing standstill, it is still possible to place orders, consult stock availability, request information, and pick up goods from our warehouses.

25/03/2020