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Reggio Emilia Stazione Mediopadana (Mediopadana Station) – Reggio Emilia, Italy

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Building: Reggio Emilia Stazione Mediopadana (Mediopadana Station)
Location: Reggio Emilia, Italy
Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 42100 Reggio Nell’ Emilia
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Santiago Calatrava
Construction completed 2013

AE Interest: 457 steel frames make up structure spaced about one meter apart from one another [a], spaced by translucent glass to provide protection, sinusoidal wave-like shape [b]
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Written by Katlin Woodburn

September 7, 2016 at 1:19 pm

Posted in Built

Nautical Club Building (Marina D’ Arechi) – Salerno, Italy

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Building: Nautical Club Building
Location: Marina d’Arechi Port Village, Salerno, Italy
Address: Via Salvador Allende, 84123 Salerno SA, Italy
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Santiago Calatrava
Construction started in 2010.

AE Interest: suspended by bridge connecting coast and marina, façade protects building from sun with use of movable lamella system, marina and building designed to help reduce beach erosion[a]
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Written by Katlin Woodburn

September 7, 2016 at 1:19 pm

Posted in Under Construction

El Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos – Oviedo, Spain

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Building: Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos
Location: Oviedo
Address: Calle de Policarpo Herrero, s/n, 33006 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Santiago Calatrava
Construction from 2003 – 2011

AE Interest: elliptical shape aids in building’s acoustics to increase sound quality, cantilevered roof and façade [a]
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Written by Katlin Woodburn

September 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm

Posted in Built