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Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud

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Kengo Kuma & Associates
 
location Casalgrande
function art, sculpture
contributed by HelleBeelden

The architects were asked to create a monument on a roundabout in Casalgrande, an area of Reggio Emilia known for its great tradition and technology for ceramics. This roundabout is surrounded by the beautiful landscape characteristic of that part of Italy. They took the challenge of involving the ceramic tile as an architectural element itself, avoiding its conventional use as a mere cladding. Just after developing a specific detail of how to panel and connect standard ceramic tiles, we understood the possibilities of how to assembly and organize them creating different structures.

 

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Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud
Address
Via Molinazza 1
Italy
Project is public!
Opening hours All day
How to get there? The Cloud is standing in the middle of a roundabout, the adress was the closest street name I could find.
Completion 2010
ArchitectKengo Kuma & Associates
 
Project ID 10154
Latitude/Longitude 44°34'51N 10°44'30E
Contributed by HelleBeelden
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