Thursday, February 2, 2017

Abstract meets geometrical in new Rome-Eur Convention Center

A new 55,000-sm building in the EUR district in Rome combines abstract design with that of a geometrically defined shape to create the largest building completed in Rome in over 50 years. The New Rome-EUR Convention Centre and Hotel is defined by three elements: the Theca, the Cloud, and the Blade.

The Theca acts as the container. It is a geometrically defined shape created form steel and a double glass fa├žade. Think of the Theca as the straight man to the Cloud’s (which is enclosed within the Theca) fool.

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