Studio Fuksas, New Rome /EUR Convention Hall and Hotel, congress center, Rome, solar power, double skin facade, glass facade, photovoltaics, clean energy, solar radiation, climate control system, green architecture

The project is built in Rome’s historic quarter EUR and boasts 55,000 square meters (13 acres) of mixed-use spaces, including a hotel. It is defined by three elements: “Theca”, the “Cloud” and the “blade” of the hotel. The “Theca” is the outer layer that comprises a steel structure and double-glass facade and encases the “Cloud” which acts as the heart of the project. The”Cloud” accommodates a large auditorium with 1760 seats, snack points and support services. It looks like an undulating cloud covered by a 15,000-square-meter transparent curtain and acts as an independent structure within the interior of the building.

Studio Fuksas, New Rome /EUR Convention Hall and Hotel, congress center, Rome, solar power, double skin facade, glass facade, photovoltaics, clean energy, solar radiation, climate control system, green architecture

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The New Congress Center can host various events and has a capacity that can reach a total of nearly 9,000 seats, including the 1,760 seats inside the “Cloud”. The entire complex has a climate control system with variable flow air conditioning and photovoltaics that provide clean energy and mitigate solar radiation.

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