GDF Exposition Pavilion

Client

City of Rome

Volume

1’100 m³

Competition

2019/2020

Floor Area

300 m²

Contract

Architecture

Investment Sum

€ 0.65 Mln.

Phases

Concept Design

Project Overview:

Nestled within the historic and vibrant Villa Spada district of Rome stands a beacon of community engagement and sustainable design – the Exposition Pavilion for the Guardia di Finanza. Commissioned with the noble intention of providing a reference point for the entire community, this pavilion serves as a testament to the evolution of automobiles under the auspices of the Guardia di Finanza.
As visitors approach, they are greeted by an architectural marvel that seamlessly blends modernity with a reverence for the past. The structure itself stands as a symbol of sustainability, constructed predominantly from ethically sourced wood, recycled materials, and eco-friendly elements. Every aspect of its design reflects a commitment to environmental stewardship, ensuring that even as it showcases the evolution of automobiles, it does so with a minimal ecological footprint.

Upon entering the pavilion, guests are transported through time, guided by curated displays that showcase the rich history and technological advancements of the Guardia di Finanza’s fleet of vehicles. From vintage classics to cutting-edge hybrids, each car on display tells a story of innovation and progress.
But beyond its role as a mere showcase, the pavilion serves as a dynamic hub for community engagement and education. Interactive exhibits invite visitors of all ages to explore the mechanics and principles behind these remarkable vehicles, fostering a deeper understanding of the role of the Guardia di Finanza in safeguarding the community.
As sunlight filters through the sustainable materials used in its construction, casting a warm glow over the exhibits within, the pavilion stands as a testament to the power of design to inspire, educate, and unite. It is not merely a structure but a living embodiment of the values of sustainability and community stewardship, serving as a timeless landmark in the heart of Villa Spada.