MULTISTOREY BUILDING (Genoa, Italy)

MULTISTOREY BUILDING (Genoa, Italy)
Assessment of the dynamic wind actions on the external surface of the tower
Year: 1999/2000
Client: Coop 7 spa
Location: Fiumaranuova, Genoa – Italy
 

This Tower is nowadays the Finmeccanica Tower in a neighbourhood of Genova. Made by 14 floors it has a total surface of 17.000 square meters. The tower, rising from a square constituting the ceiling of the underground parking (two levels), presents a principal curved façade (while the other one has the form of a three-sided polygonal chain), which represents a reference view point for the entire area.

The instrumented tower model was realized in acrylic material and equipped with 58 pressure taps disposed with 5 different levels of alignments.

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