'Points of View' facing the Palasport Olympic Stadium and the Torre Maratona, Piazza d'Armi, Turin

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RIBApix ref no RIBA40557
Architect/DesignerCragg, Tony (1949-)
Isozaki, Arata (1931-)
Artist/PhotographerORCH Orsenigo-Chemollo
CountryItaly
CityTurin
Subject Date2005
Image Date2006
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit ORCH Chemollo / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The three bronze columns called 'Points of View' that mark the entrance to the Olympic complex at Piazza d'Armi in Turin, were designed by the British-born sculptor Tony Cragg in 2005. The multi-purpose indoor sports/concert arena was designed by Arata Isozaki and opened in 2005. It served as one of the venues for the 2006 Winter Olympics, hosting the ice hockey events. The Art Deco Torre Maratona was built to signal the municipal stadium, built in the 1930s.

Subject tags

glass, steel, towers, neon lighting, sculpture, colour, stadia, squares, bronze, ice rinks, olympic buildings