eBO – Exhibition pavilion

A projects for the city of Bologna

This pavilion, built in the heart of the historic center of Bologna in Piazza Re Enzo, is the entrance to an underground space housing the exhibition of projects for the city.

Two oval pavilions, clad with a curved glass facade combined with a series of Plexiglas tubes lit by colored LEDs, take on the appearance of two glittering drops. The pavilion was removed in 2005 by the city administration then in office.

Client: Comitato per il padiglione informativo sui progetti per la città
Surface area: 1 000 m2
Project: Mario Cucinella Architects
Team: Mario Cucinella, Elizabeth Francis, Eva Cantwell, Elena La Vezzo, Davide Paolini with Fabio Andreetti, Matteo Lucchi, Andrea Lardosi. Models: Natalino Roveri
Structural engineering: Odine Manfroni MEW
Mechanical and Electrical engineering: Studio Isoclima
General Contractor: Adanti
Quantity Surveyor: Giuseppe Capriati
Site Manager: Enrico Lascone
Graphic design: Artemio Croatto; Chiara Caucig designwork
Multimedia Design: Studio DIM
Lighting Design: Mario Nanni, Viabizzuno
Glass and Metal Works: Longianese
Glass: Guardian Luxguard
Multimedia Installations: Media Services
Photo credit: Jean de Calan; Mario Nanni; MCArchive

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