BACK HOMEPAGE ARCHITECTURE PAINTING FOUNDATION

B.1.6.5.7

RECENT PROJECTS


1991 - 2003
VITTORIO MAZZUCCONI
The Palatine Pyramid (7/15)

Rome 2000 - 2003

Project for a new Palatine plan
Museum and University Center


PALATINE PYRAMID Index
Index of RECENT PROJECTS

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The Congress and Auditoriums Center is organized on three main levels:
  4 General hall, meeting and rehearsal rooms, little concert-hall (440 people)
  5 Stalls of the great concert-hall (1268 people)
  6 Gallery of the great Concert-hall (1022 people) and terrace


Legend:
  1 Hall
  2 Elevators
  3 Exterior escalators
  4 Interior escalators
  5 Gangways
  6 Orchestra
  7 Stage
  8 Chorus
  9 Musicians and congress staff area, meeting and rehearsal rooms, various facilities (on 6 levels)
     
  10 Audience foyer and toilets
  11 Musicians and congress staff foyer, toilets




Click on the plans for enlarging them


A vessel

The diagonal wall orientated towards the East is also the keel of an immense vessel. Two sides of the Pyramid modify themselves in order to become a sail (a sail of white marble!) which seems to drive in this direction.
The vessel presence can be experienced from the interior of the Pyramid too, by means of a structure which shelters an auditorium for 3000 people.
No one should be surprised of the simultaneous presence of this two forms – a pyramid and a vessel - which truly are spiritual archetypes. Let’s remember only of the sacred Egyptian vessel, which was associated with the worship and burial of the Pharaohs. Beside the Keope’s pyramid, lies even an exemplar of such a vessel, recently discovered.