Troppotondo arena, a unique circular theatre of aboriginal inspiration for the Terraferma festival
Troppotondo arena, a unique circular theatre of aboriginal inspiration for the Terraferma festival

Troppotondo arena, built in the fascinating location of Villa Arconati, Milan, is a wooden structure created to host performances, workshops and conferences, for the 2015 edition of the Terraferma festival in Milan

Milan-based Zarcola Architetti's design for the Troppotondo arena was created in collaboration with Francisco Rodriguez arquitectos and takes its inspiration from aboriginal Maloca structures

Troppotondo arena, a unique circular theatre of aboriginal inspiration for the Terraferma festival

The structure consists of a rotating repetition of wooden frames fastened together by perpendicular connections. The size of the individual elements of the theatre is designed around the modularity of the four-metre commercial timber, and used entirely so that no waste is generated

Troppotondo arena, a unique circular theatre of aboriginal inspiration for the Terraferma festival

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