Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979) was an Italian structural engineer and architect, known for his innovative use of reinforced concrete. The exhibition Pier Luigi Nervi: Architecture for Sport at MAXXI in Rome focuses on over 60 sports facilities that Nervi designed.
Drawings, photographs, documents and models showcase iconic buildings like the Palazzo dello Sport EUR in Rome (1956), the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence (1931) and Stadio Flaminio in Rome (1957).
Nervi was a professor at Rome University and Harvard University, and his ideas influence civil engineering still to this day. Among his famous works are the Pirelli Tower in Milan (1950), in collaboration with Gio Ponti, and the George Washington Bridge Bus Station in New York City (1963).
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