FACULTY OF BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICINE

Cities: PADUA
Countries: ITALY
Engineering: MANENS-TIFS
Designer: MARIO BOTTA
Date: 2014
The new complex is on the ex-Rizzato area that the University and the city of Padua want t trasform into a campus, a modern citadel for the students. The project has a curved shape marked by radial volumes and it is oriented towards the new city park called "Europa Park". The building comprises a basement with approx. 100 car parks and the service rooms plus five floors containing laboratories and didactic rooms of different sizes. The wide entrance hall is characterized by a semicircular void and is illuminated by the skylight at roof level. In the entrance hall there are the common spacesfor the nearly 2000 students. 
Photo credits: Enrico Cano
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