The Palazzetto dello Sport is a multifunctional building
, mainly used for sports use, located in Rome.
Conceived and designed in 1956 by the architect Annibale Vitellozzi and the engineer Pier Luigi Nervi
, and built between 1956 and 1957 as a facility intended to host some events of the XVII Olympic games in Rome, it is still in operation and hosts sporting events and concerts.
The project presented by Vitellozzi, consisted of a circular system of just under 60 meters in diameter, not unlike the contemporary Palazzo dello Sport by Marcello Piacentini and Nervi himself but, unlike the latter, dominated by a covering dome that overflows from the perimeter of the room of about 10 meters; the diameter of the external cover is approximately 78 meters and the overall area of the system is approximately 4 800 square meters.
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