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  6. 2013
  7. Piazza Garibaldi / Dominique Perrault Architecture

Piazza Garibaldi / Dominique Perrault Architecture

  • 01:00 - 1 September, 2014
Piazza Garibaldi / Dominique Perrault Architecture
Piazza Garibaldi / Dominique Perrault Architecture, © Peppe Maisto
© Peppe Maisto

© Peppe Maisto © Peppe Maisto Courtesy of DPA / Adagp © Peppe Maisto + 32

  • Engineering

    Nom Bollinger Bollinger + Grohmann, Francfort (structure)
  • Project Manager

    Metropolitana di Napoli et Metropolitana de Milano, Naples
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© Peppe Maisto
© Peppe Maisto

Text description provided by the architects. Located in Naples, the Piazza Garibaldi, designed by Dominique Perrault Architecture, is one of the most important and complex transportation hubs in the Neapolitan transportation system. This infrastructure project, which includes a metro station, offers the opportunity to upgrade this lively urban space bustling with activity. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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Two stations share the piazza: open space, composed of urban parks, luxuriant gardens, large ponds, a protected area, a hypogeum covered with a large pergola and an open promenade with boutiques lining both sides.

© Peppe Maisto
© Peppe Maisto

Though structurally and materially different, the new roof fits right into the alignment and the extension of the central station’s roof.

© Peppe Maisto
© Peppe Maisto

Composed of a series of eight metallic trees, in simple variations of three patterns, creates a framework resembling clusters of knotty and flexible bamboos talks. The covering is a vast prismatic surface composed of different types of perforated metal in varying densities, whose appearance is constantly changing.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Piazza Garibaldi / Dominique Perrault Architecture" 01 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/541617/piazza-garibaldi-dominique-perrault-architecture-2/> ISSN 0719-8884
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