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Volcano-Shaped Architecture
Renzo Piano Defies Nature With the 'Vulcano Buono'


By: Meghan Young (Superstar) Sep 14, 09
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Tectonic plates must have shifted in order to create this colossal structure, Renzo Piano’s Vulcano Buono. Rising from the ashes of hard work and determination, this “epic cone-shaped commercial center crowned with a gorgeous sloping green roof” rivals the nearby Mt. Vesuvius in Nola, Italy.

With solar-control double-pane glass and a vegetative carpet of over 2,5000 plants on the roof, this volcanic creation strives to work with nature, not against it - evident as soon as you lay eyes on it.



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