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NewsNews • 30 Jul 2020

Diller Scofidio + Renfro wraps warped US Olympic and Paralympic Museum in 9,000 uniquely shaped anodized aluminum panels

Diller Scofidio + Renfro shape the US Olympic and Paralympic Museum as a tribute to the athlete’s movements. At the foot of the Rocky Mountains, in Colorado Springs, the 60,000 sf building includes 20,000 sf of galleries, a state-of-the-art theater, event space and cafe.  Jason O'Rear Accessibility was a key factor from the start. The design team consulted Paralympic athletes and persons with disabilities that lead to a route of ramps that guide visitors downhill a gentle-grade. 6 feet wide ramps can accommodate side-by-side movement of two visitors including a wheelchair.  Jason O'Rear The structure consists of a steel frame superstructure anchored by cast-in-place concrete lateral cores. The architects wrapped... More

Project • By MosaSwimming Pools

Indoor Swimming Pool- Uster

Fit for the Olympics: Uster’s flexible and design-oriented swimming pool   Residential town at the waterfront – this is how Uster, the third largest city in the Swiss County Zurich, describes itself. Its proximity to Zurich and its own large offer in the field of culture, education and sports make Uster an attractive location for living and working; all this in the midst of an exciting landscape, framed by lakes. In this context, the public indoor pool of the town is of specific importance. On the ground of the “Sportanlage Buchholz”, the local sports ground, the community built the largest water area in Switzerland in a construction time of one and a half year. It features a 50 metres Olympic pool which can b... More

Project • By Martinelli LuceChurches

Chiesa s. Pio X

For the lighting project was used the product Pistillo with the aim of creating a perfect balance between light and shadow, as required by the sacredness of the place. The atmosphere is enhanced by the great heights that enhance a light suffused solemnly, as if to reproduce the effect of huge candles. In the side sections and interior lamps were included Olympic product, to focus on environments without invading privacy. Lighting Project: Fabrizio Tavoni Ing. Soli More