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Golinelli Arts and Sciences Center


A place where Art, Science and Technology talking to each other

The idea of ​​the Center “Arts and Sciences” fits with the idea of ​​defending body and material representation to scientific and artistic evolution, discipline in perennial becoming, basing their intentions on research and continuous experimentation. Golinelli, propulsive center of scientific research and development of artistic doctrines in constant development that, to tell a space open to all.

The architecture of the project is configured as the story of this evolution, an uninterrupted process that has for object and for a whole that – starting from a pulsating forge – is dematerialized in space and lets see the elements of which it is formed.

Location: Bologna, Italy

Year: 2016

Client: Golinelli Foundation

Architectural Design: Mario Cucinella Architects

Team: Mario Cucinella, Enrico Iascone, Cecilia Patrizi, Giovanni Sanna

Technical Partnership: Italcementi Group

Structural consultants: Roberto Ballardini

Plant consultants: STEP Engineering

Green areas consultants: GREENCURE landscape & healing garden

Fire prevention consultants: Fire engineering s.r.l.

Visual: Studio Engram

Photo credit: Moreno Maggi