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BUILDING
 
 
Banca del Gottardo - Sede centrale
Gotthard Bank's - Headquarters
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DESIGNER
 
 
Mario Botta

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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete, brick, stone

 

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Switzerland [Schweiz/Suisse]
Canton
Ticino
District
Lugano
Town
Lugano
Address
Viale Stefano Franscini 8, CH-6901 Lugano
 
 
Telephone
+41.(0)91.808.11.11
Fax
+41.(0)91.923.94.87
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Art galleries and exhibition areas
Commercial buildings
Banks, securities exchanges and buildings for financial activity
Bars, cafeterias
Restaurants
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1982 - 1985     project winner of competition
Realisation
1989
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Mercedes Daguerre, Graziella Zannone Milan, Architetture nel territorio. Architektur im Gelände, Architecture in the territory, Architectures dans le territoire. Canton Ticino 1970-2000 [CD-ROM], Tarmac sa, Mendrisio 2001
Mercedes Daguerre, Birkhäuser Architectural Guide Switzerland 20th Century, Birkhäuser, Basel 1997, p. 353
Mario Botta, Etica del costruire, Editori Laterza, Bari 1996, pp. 87-91
Sergio Polano, "Mario Botta. Banca del Gottardo, Lugano", Domus 704, aprile/april 1989, pp. 36-45
Paolo Fumagalli, "Vier Turme fur eine Stadt/Four towers for a town", Werk, Bauen & Wohnen vol. 75/42 n. 11, november 1988, pp. 4-11, 69-70
Benedetto Gravagnuolo (ed.), Mario Botta. Studi preliminari per la Banca del Gottardo a Lugano, Edizioni A. Salvioni & Co., Bellinzona 1988
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CLIENT
 
 
Banca del Gottardo
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site sq.m. 8.877
gross building sq.m. 14.200
Volume
m/3 114.130
m/3 62.140 aboveground
m/3 51.990 underground
Lenght
m. 128,70
Widht
m. 36,40
Height
m. 22,70
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Mauro Pedretti, Giuseppe Grignoli, Argentino Jermini, Gualtiero Medici
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STAFF
 
Collaborators
Maurizio Pelli, Paolo Merzaghi, Daniele Eisenhut, Massimo Moreni, Riccardo Blumer, Marco D'Azzo, Claudio Lo Riso, Carlos Heras, Marco Bonini
Hydraulic engineer
Sergio Rusconi, Cometta e Semini, Visani e Talleri
Electrical engineer
Roberto Piona, Dante Soicà
Construction supervision
Mario Botta
 
 
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