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E-Bo Urban Centre

MCA - Mario Cucinella Architects

Europa | Bologna

The e-Bo exhibition space in Bologna, is designed to give inhabitants a concise and complete overview of the considerable changes about to take place in their town. Located conspicuously in the town centre, Info-box is above all a place for everybody: a continuously developing laboratory where images, models, videos and installations give a clear account of how Bologna is changing. The exhibition has two parts: a small, street-level entrance hall and a second, larger underground section housed in vacated premises in the pedestrian underpass between Via Rizzoli and Via Indipendenza.
The above-ground space of around 200 square metres comprises the “dew drop” info-box  in Piazza Re Enzo. The construction may well become a defining feature of this central square just as the Neptune fountain is synonymous with nearby Piazza Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore is symbolised by the wide stairs...

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