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Location: Italy

MAXXI museum by Zaha Hadid Architects in Rome, Italy. Interior stairs
Photo © Roland Halbe
December 14, 2009 /

MAXXI Museum
Zaha Hadid Architects
Rome, Italy

The MAXXI is located in the Flaminio quarter of Rome, in the area of the former Montello military barracks. The complex houses two institutions: MAXXI Arte and MAXXI Architecture, aiming to promote art and architecture through collection, conservation, study and exhibition of contemporary works.

Cagliari Contemporary Arts Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects in Cagliari, Italy.
Image courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
May 14, 2007 /

Cagliari Contemporary Arts Centre
Zaha Hadid Architects
Cagliari, Italy

The aim of the project was to create a node of cultural exchanges that simultaneously will serve as a landmark announcing the arrival to Cagliari from the sea, and answer the five challenges proposed by the brief.

Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church by Renzo Piano in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy. Exterior Facade.
Photo: Christian Richters
May 01, 2004 /

Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church
Renzo Piano
San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

The newly inaugurated church, will serve the large number of pilgrims visiting the place where Saint Padre Pio used to live.

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