La Porta del Parco – Complex of Integrated Services for Culture and Health, Naples

Italy

2012 Winner
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Photo credit: Barbara Jodice

This complex provides 40,000m² of space for a mix of different activities from health/well-being to cultural activities. There are two public squares, a health spa, swimming pool and fitness centre. The complex also includes a 300-seat conference centre, an exhibition centre, bars, offices and shops.

As part of the architects’ commitment to sustainable construction, the entire structural steel frame of the main building was galvanized for long-term protection.