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Auditorium del Parco – L’Aquila, Italy

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Auditorium del Parco  Auditorium-del-Parco-Interior-With-People
[1, 2, 3]

Building:  Auditorium del Parco
Location:  L’Aquila, Italy
Architect: Renzo Piano
Structural and Mechanical Systems Engineer: Favero and Milan
Site Supervision: I.T.E.A.
Acoustics: Muller BBM
Fire: GAE Engineering
Owner: Provincia Autonoma di Trento
Completed: 2012

Temporary replacement for auditorium damaged in earthquake to preserve musical culture; 25,000 square feet, 238 seat auditorium [a1]  college students helped construct; 3 connected cubes with the central one rotated, entirely made of wood, shape and wooden panels for better acoustics, earthquake resistant features [a2]

Articles, Videos:
[a1, a2v1 (construction process)]

Written by Jordan Stirling

May 18, 2018 at 3:05 pm

Posted in Built

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