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 Roma Palazzetto dello Sport Rome

Palazzetto dello Sport architect : Pier Luigi Nervi

Capacity : 3,500 seats

Also known as the PalaTiziano and PalaFlaminio.

Built for the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Lottomatica Roma venue until the early 80’s

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:
Palazzetto dello Sport Rome Sculpture
photograph © Adrian Welch

Major Building close by to the east

Music Auditoria, north Rome
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Music Complex Rome
photograph © Adrian Welch
Music Complex Rome


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Major Building close by to the north

Maxxi : National Centre of Contemporary Arts Rome
Zaha Hadid Architects
MAXXI Rome
photograph : Roland Halbe
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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