Intesa Sanpaolo Tower

Turin - Italy
Intesa Sanpaolo Tower
2010 - 2015
Banca Intesa San Paolo
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
RFR’s assignments

Competitive bidding through to working designs, supervision of works and acceptance procedures. RFR scopes include the mobile double skin, structural glass works and bioclimatic façades.

Façade area
32 000 m²
A 170m-tall bioclimatic tower with a glazed double-skin façade using natural ventilation for climate control between the east and west façades, a glazed winter garden on the south façade, and a greenhouse on the rooftop.  

RFR was involved in the project from the competitive bidding stage through to the construction design and site supervision, in accordance with Italian public buildings procurement law. It supervised the works, assisted with acceptance procedures and performed static tests on the structures. An innovative glass bearing system was developed.
Intesa Sanpaolo Tower