PA 117 - diamond in the rough
Arjan Dubois (NL 1979), Paola Zuin (IT 1983)
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Text by Matthew Turner: Five corten-clad boxes/paraboloids are added to the site. Three are 3 or 4 storey pavilions placed around the base of the tall silo, and contain apartments, with work spaces on the ground floor. A fourth is a parking house (parking is also indicated in an underground car park, no access shown). The fifth sits on top of the high silo, and houses a destination bar and viewing point, reached by three routes up the building; one a climbing wall, one an enfilade of gallery spaces, and the third a vertical park with places to relax.
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