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MCA - Mario Cucinella Architects

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Bologna City Council’s new “single” office complex, designed by Mario Cucinella Architects, is an ambitious architectural and urban development project. Located on a key city site (formerly occupied by the wholesale fruit and vegetable market) just beyond the railway station and its tangle of tracks, the new headquarters are the latest development in an area that has maintained its regular grid format over the years.
Earmarked to be a driver of architectural innovation for the whole city, the complex is a prime example of forward-thinking, functional building applying advanced technology to ensure sustainable, energy-efficient comfort-zone interiors. The project brief also included setting the standard for a new kind of public space, returning to values of liveable urban neighbourhoods that deliver a range of services and functions. So as well as bringing together the city’s...

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