Studio Fuksas Releases Images of Competition-Winning Double-Ellipse Tower in Slovenia


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Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas have launched pictures in their competition-winning “Capo Grande Tower,” a tower and bridge located at the Slovenian beach linking Giusterna Seaside to Monte San Marco. Designed in collaboration with Slovenian architect Sandi Pirš, the scheme is composed of a 365-foot-high (111-meter-high) double-ellipse construction susceptible rather in opposition to the ocean, in search of to “instantly develop into a brand new symbolic component of town.”

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The scheme is positioned within the coastal Slovenian town of Koper which, like many towns alongside the beach, see the coexistence of 2 cultures – Italian and Slovenian. The double-ellipse construction of the tower symbolizes the connection between those two cultures, forming a “Tower of Peace” between East and West. All the way through the night, the 2 intertwining buildings can be illuminated, assembly on the most sensible to create a skinny beam of sunshine soaring over land and sea.

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Despite the fact that the scheme basically serves as a hyperlink between Giusterna Seaside and Monte San Marco, the architects have sought to create a landmark which serves as a vacationer enchantment in its personal proper. Adjoining to the tower, a breathtaking platform named “Capo Grande” is meant to host bars, eating places, and a meeting spot for vacationers and locals. The platform is accessed by means of a 330-foot-long (100-meter-long) lined walkway, clad with glass partitions to allow perspectives around the Slovenian panorama. The scheme additionally serves a leisure goal, with spaces for slides, mountaineering partitions and bungee leaping equipped, and a play area for youngsters on the base of the tower.

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Information by means of: Studio Fuksas

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