Casabella No. 764

The Port Waterfront

An excerpt from the article by Marco Mulazzani

[ … The intersection of two parallelepipeds defines the port supervision and management building, conceived as a focal point when viewed from the promenade along the quay.

The vertical body of the exposed concrete tower seems almost driven into the ground. The side of the building looking towards the port is configured as a sort of massive portal that is open to the outside, offering panoramic views at various levels that extend and complete the public space of the promenade and the square… ]

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