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Wednesday
Feb162011

Ski Lift by Roland Baldi in Monte Ivigna, Italy

Bolzano-based architect Roland Baldi has completed a ski lift center in Monte Ivigna, a granite mountain near Merano, Italy. Autonomous in presence, the design consists of two terminals - one in the valley and one at the summit - that maintain a common architectural language through palette and form. 

Made transparent through materiality and color, the layout and scheme of the station are intuitively read by its users. The project's primary function - ski lift - is made prominent by wrapping the programs pertaining to the service, such as arrival/departure area, control room and landing, in a bright red cladding. The terminal's other functions (panoramic cafe, lounge, waiting area, entry, etc.) are arranged throughout the rest of the three-storey station. The graphic slope of the roofline communicate a directional connection between the two terminals. 

[via designboom]

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