Palazzetto dello Sport Rome, Pier Luigi Nervi Building

Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome Stadium Building, Photos, Architect, Project, Design, Image

Palazzetto dello Sport Rome : Stadium Building

20th Century Arena, Italy – design by Pier Luigi Nervi, architect-engineer

Palazzetto dello Sport

Dates built: 1956-57

Design: Pier Luigi Nervi

Indoor arena

Location: Piazza Apollodoro, north Rome

Photographs © Adrian Welch Feb 2008

Palazzetto dello Sport Rome, Pier Luigi Nervi building

Palazzetto dello Sport architect : Pier Luigi Nervi

Capacity: 3,500 seats

Also known as the PalaTiziano and PalaFlaminio.

Built for the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Palazzetto dello Sport Rome stadium building

Lottomatica Roma venue until the early 1980s

The Palazzetto dello Sport is constructed with prefabricated ribbed concrete shell dome 61m in diameter, braced by concrete flying buttresses.

Sculpture nearby, just to north:
Sculpture near Palazzetto dello Sport Rome stadium building

photograph © Adrian Welch

Major contemporary building close by to the east

Music Auditoria, north Rome
Design: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW)
Music Complex Rome
photograph © Adrian Welch
Music Complex Rome

Location: Rome, Italy




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Major Building close by to the north

Maxxi : National Centre of Contemporary Arts Rome
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Maxxi Rome




George Washington Bridge Bus Station Building Renovation
Design: Dr. Pier Luigi Nervi
George Washington Bridge Bus Station
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Building by Dr. Pier Luigi Nervi – 14 Apr 2016

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