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Consorzio Cooperative Costruzioni Headquarters

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Europa | Bologna

The new Bologna headquarters of Consorzio Cooperative Costruzioni lies parallel to the main road, via Emilia Ponente. The 10-storey building, oriented in an east-west direction, is set back from the busy thoroughfare and separated from it by three small, simple constructions that serve as buffers to the outside world and accommodate semi-public functions: the entrance and porter’s lodge, and a multi-purpose meeting and showroom. The differentiated façades of the main building embody the dialogue between the various requirements of the new corporate building: its daytime function and night time appearance; technology demands and the need to project the company image.
The structural glazed north façade overlooking Via Emilia accentuates the theme of transparency. The other curtain wall façades have an outer envelope of large, gloss-finish, elongated titanium-zinc panels. All three...

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