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Old May 15th, 2009, 02:05 AM   #1
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TURIN | Highrise IntesaSanpaolo | 167m | 39 fl | Com

Turin, Italy
Status: Under Construction
Name: Torre Intesa SanPaolo
Architect: Renzo Piano
Year: 2011
Usage: Commercial
Floors: 39
Roof Height: 167.27 m
Total height: 218 m antenna
Location: port Susa

The tower has no air conditioners, will be conducted in accordance with the principles of bio-architecture with technology solutions that reduce one third of energy consumption and will be completely covered with glass and crystal.


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Old May 15th, 2009, 03:21 AM   #2
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Is there any additional information that you can share about the heating and cooling of the building....
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Old May 15th, 2009, 01:58 PM   #3
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[IMG]http://i44.************/2vjvgps.jpg[/IMG]

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Old May 15th, 2009, 04:51 PM   #4
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the design is incredible!
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:42 PM   #5
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[IMG]http://i39.************/111truv.jpg[/IMG]

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Old May 20th, 2009, 02:11 PM   #6
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Awesome stuff. This thread needs to be moved to the highrise section.
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Old May 20th, 2009, 05:46 PM   #7
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wow incredible tower!!!

renzo piano rules.
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Old May 29th, 2009, 11:55 PM   #8
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Old May 30th, 2009, 01:15 AM   #9
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looks great! it will be one great building
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Old June 6th, 2009, 07:34 PM   #10
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Not very original IMO.
I've seen a shape like that in NYT Building.
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Old June 6th, 2009, 10:21 PM   #11
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A skyscraper like this should have its skeletons made out of steel. But the tower is really going to have its skeleton made out of reinforced concrete.
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Old October 1st, 2009, 04:11 AM   #12
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Thank you so much for the post. It's really useful.
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 11:01 PM   #13
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preparatory works (24h/24 ) for the (deep) foundations (there will be 5 floors underground, to not rise to the height of the mole antonelliana)

thanks to marmox





thanks to Csparrow

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this thread should be moved to the "official" highrises one.
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Old October 11th, 2009, 08:41 PM   #14
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Looks average to me
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Old October 12th, 2009, 06:18 AM   #15
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Really like. Good stuff for Turin.
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yeah, the design is really good.
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Old October 14th, 2009, 04:35 AM   #17
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Absolutely beautiful!
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Old December 20th, 2009, 02:49 PM   #18
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Some renderings taken from this .pdf which contains the Environmental report prepared by Turin's City council.

http://www.comune.torino.it/edilizia...Ambientale.pdf

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(thanks to Fabrik)

and this is a picture taken in late November by CSparrow.

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Old December 21st, 2009, 12:50 AM   #19
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May I ask the mods why has this thread been moved in the "proposed" section? This building has been proposed and approved, calls for tenders have been made and construction's underway. If we'd love to be really pedantic, it wouldn't be "U/C" but rather "Prep".
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Old December 30th, 2009, 05:51 PM   #20
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Pictures from mid-december, thanks to CSparrow ( http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...820546&page=45) :


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the circular area will host the ramp which cars will use to reach the underground parking lot.
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