16 Jun '15, 5am

Striking Palazzo Italia is a smog-eating machine

The content of the pavilion is no less commendable. Almost 13,000-square-meters in sum, the six floors and numerous rooms of Palazzo Italia are fully packed with so-called “Italian Powers”, spatial chapters dedicated to images, opinions and testimonials about Italy’s past, present and future. Of these, one special space leaves an indelible impression. A three-room section entitled “The Power of Beauty” literally drugs its visitors with positive vibes, pulling them all into a surreal world of Italian best places. This atmosphere is designed as a sequence of three halls filled with dynamic digital projections on mirrored walls, ceilings and floors, and accompanied by vibrant rhythms. One literally loses him- or herself within images endlessly reflected in every direction, depicting breathtaking mountain views, spectacular seascapes, magnificent architectural masterpieces and...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/striking-palazzo-italia-at-the-milan...

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