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Rowing Nautical Base

An intervention in a popular public space in Torno, Italy adopts a humble design approach, sinking into the earth to blend in with the existing architecture and physical landscape.

By: MARC

Architecture-Page | Rowing Nautical Base by MARC
Exterior view of the dressing area at night.

Project Details

  • Project Name: Rowing Nautical Base
  • Client: Associazione sportiva Plinio Torno
  • Project Type: Architectural design
  • Principal Designer: Michele Bonino
  • Design Team: Verena Caetano da Silveira, Rebecca Gasco, Philippe Lemay, Luca Maletto, Cristina Marietta, Stefano Oletto
  • Contractors: Impresa Bertolini, Artmetal
  • Structural Design: Alessandro Bosisio
  • Year of commencement of project: 2004
  • Year of completion of project: 2006
  • Location of site: Torno, Como, Italy
  • Site Area: 70 square meters
  • Built-up Area: 58 square meters
  • Cost of Construction/Execution: 110,000 Euros

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