Genoa – Italy

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS  Owner: Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar LigureOccidentale Architect: RPBW (Renzo Piano Building Workshop) Description: light metal structure made of tubes and tie rods that evokes the architecture of the old cranes of the port docks. At the top of the 65 m high tower there is the pilots’ cabin which, equipped with large windows, will enable visual control of the port entrance. Above, the 28 m square roof acts as a large protective visor. Also part of the project arethe two-story building and the walkway adjacent to the tower. Copyright: Immagine di Renzo Piano Building Workshop