Villa Bernasconi

Villa Bernasconi

Villa Bernasconiè a new concept of museum that emotionally involves the visitor, turning it into a“rdquo guest; and exceptionally, given the’ health emergency, in a“ thief stories. The Museumè a cultural site cozy with a strong call to the first vocation and destination d’ use of the villa, a house, and unconventional, which discounts the relationship between past and present, transmitting innovation and dynamism messages. With the support of technological and design solutions, in fact,è the villa itself to tell and to lead visitors as guests, to discover its history and knowledge of the people who lived there, from 1906– year in whichè completed its construction– until today. Not a museum in the traditional sense, but a’ experience made suggestions and guided connections from #vocidivilla: an innovative and interactive journey through multimedia content, objects and historical documents on loan from other museums and private collections. Villa Bernasconi, a rare example of Art Nouveau architecture at Lake Como and only cernobbiese villa open to the public,è It was built between 1905 and 1906 on project of’ architect Alfredo Campanini as“ stylish home” for the’ engineer Davide Bernasconi who, originally from Milan, fond memorize options the homonymous Weaves Seriche in Cernobbio on the late nineteenth century. It’ a symbolic and very important place in the history of the cityà Cernobbio. The recall all’ activityà entrepreneurial Ownerè seen not only in the exterior decoration of the Villa, which reproduce the life cycle of the silkworm, and the fruit of the mulberry tree, unique in the Art Nouveau landscape, but also in the same position of’ building. The villaè in fact placed all’ interior of the so-called“ silk citadel” Cernobbio, among those who were the administrative offices of Weaves Seriche Bernasconi (now the Library and Media School), made the houses built for the workers, executives and managers, as well asé l’ asylum (still active) designed by Davide Bernasconi. The architectural design of Villa Bernasconi shuns any symmetry and experiencing soft forms, free and dynamic; l’ ornamental apparatus not only enriches the building, but it integrates with it and constitutes the living part. Its total and unified design and the artistic value of decors are typical features of this style, here, thanks to the presence of the master of wrought iron at the national level, Alessandro Mazzucotelli, touch one of the più outcomes; significant in Italy. The villa was ownedà Bernasconi of heirs until 1955 when it was sold to C.E.T. Then Societyà Autovie Lariane Valle Intelvi (S.A.L.V.I.)– that’ Affitt memorize options the Guardia di Finanza up all’ purchase by the Municipality of Cernobbio in 1989. He temporarily housed the municipal offices (late nineties), andè It was later to host temporary exhibitions and cultural events. After a long and important restoration and renovation, which lasted from 2005 to 2013 and financed with public and private funds, 26 November 2017è It was finally reopened to the public thanks to the project“ All Liberty” as a museum. It’ inserted in’ route of Liberty in Lombardy and in’ Art Nouveau European Route.


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Largo Alfredo Campanini, 2
22012 Cernobbio


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