|TASK||Concept, Schematic Structural Design, Development design|
|ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN||Arch. M. Fuksas|
|AREA / VOLUME||320.000 m3|
|CLIENT||EUR S.p.A. – Rome for the Concept design; CCI S.p.A. for Schematic Design|
|STRUCTURAL DESIGN TEAM||Massimo Mejowiecki, Andrea Imbrenda, Pierfrancesco Imbrenda, Antonio Lisanti, Rosa Mangano, Fabio Gerardi, Maurizio Uttaro|
The design concept is briefly explained by three images: the “Glass Box” containing the main conference center, the “Cloud” the main auditorium space contained and the “Blade”, a free-standing separate object- the Hotel. The Cloud encloses: an auditorium for 1850 people, snack points and support services to the auditorium. The Cloud structure in steel ribs is covered by 15,000m2 of translucent material.