BNL-BNP Paribas Headquarters - Powerfully expressive architecture for new urban scenarios | The Plan
  1. Home
  2. Magazine 2016
  3. The Plan 095 [12-2016]
  4. BNL-BNP Paribas Headquarters - Powerfully expressive architecture for new urban scenarios

BNL-BNP Paribas Headquarters - Powerfully expressive architecture for new urban scenarios

5+1AA Alfonso Femia Gianluca Peluffo

The new BNL-BNP Paribas headquarters is part of Rome’s General Land Use Program for the area around the Tiburtina railway station, drawn up by the ABDR practice for the 2000 Jubilee. The bank is a positive second step on the road to the overall revitalization of this north-eastern district of Rome, begun with the development of a strategic railway station, whose third step will include a “bridge station” linking the Pietralata neighborhood and the area of the Tiburtina station. Hopefully too, the third step will also include the relocation of an electricity power plant and the upgrading of the whole area with new services, a development that will allow the bank headquarters to take its rightful place as the landmark building in a new setting. Interestingly, this horizontal skyscraper - a very appropriate design for a difficult elongated plot - seems to make pointed...

Proceed with your preferred purchase option to continue reading

Digital

4.49 €

Print

15.00 €

Subscription

From 35.00 €
Keep up with the latest trends in the architecture and design world

© Maggioli SpA • THE PLAN • Via del Pratello 8 • 40122 Bologna, Italy • T +39 051 227634 • P. IVA 02066400405 • ISSN 2499-6602 • E-ISSN 2385-2054