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Porta Palazzo Exhibition Hall- Turin, Italy

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Building: Porta Palazzo Exhibition Hall
Location: Turin, Italy
Completion: 2006
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Structural Engineer: Focchi

AEInterests: system of ramps supported by overhanging tapering columns, “glass-brick” technology, outside facade composed of overlapping layers of glass held up by steel; threshold space between facade and masonry facade envelope contains emergency exit stairs.


Written by Anna Hernandez

August 31, 2010 at 12:26 am

Posted in Built

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