Posts Tagged ‘Ariostea’

Twister Pavilion for Ariostea by Marco Porpora Architect, Bologna – Italy

November 25th, 2016



The structure seems to revolve around the centre of the stand. This “hub” becomes the natural location for the reception area and event space. Indeed, characterised by the apparent weightlessness of the large panels that give the stand its free sense of form, this central space feels like a sort of contemporary agora.

UP Pavilion by Marco Porpora Architetti, Bologna – Italy

November 19th, 2015



Up is the English acronym chosen by Ariostea to summarise its exhibition at cersaie 2015.

Greenroom showroom for Ariostea by Marco Porpora, Castellarano – Italy

February 4th, 2015

Greenroom showroom by Marco Porpora, Castellarano – Italy

Ariostea GREENPAVILLION 014 by Marco Porpora Architect, Bologna – Italy

October 21st, 2014

The exteriors of the show-room are made of a continuous three-sided coated perimeter, raised above the platform, in which marmi, pietre and resine are interchanged. The wall system is used to create a higher belt line to filter the natural light and lighten the overall composition of the matters on display.

Ariostea surface container at Cersaie 2013 by Marco Porpora, Bologna – Italy

October 20th, 2013

The containers have been stacked up along the perimetre of the space, in an apparently chaotic way, in order to create a path of in-depth analysis of the materials and to provide, at the same time, a unique central space at the visitors’ disposal.

Ariostea booth at Cersaie 2012 by Marco Porpora, Bologna

October 26th, 2012

The booth area, designed by the architect Marco Porpora, is meant in fact as an ideal building yard with an open and modular structure, that houses Ariostea’s floor and wall coverings from its traditional sizes to the big ones, going through the innovative slabs and ending into the very large formats with the ULTRA project.