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Porta Palazzo Exhibition Hall- Turin, Italy

Posted in Built by Anna Hernandez on August 31, 2010

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.


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