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Arch 334 Assignment 01 -- Building research & Web page design


Architects: Richard Meier and Partners, New York, USA
Location: Tor Tre Teste, , Italy
Client: Vicariato of Rome
Structural engineers: Ove Arup and Partners, Italcementi
Mechanical engineers: Ove Arup and Partners, Luigi Dell’Aquila
Concrete prefabricated panels: Italcementi
Lights and illumination: FMRS, Erco
Year of the competition: 1996
Year of completion: 2003
Constructed area: 830 m2 church, 1671 m2 parish complex
Photographs: Andrea Giannotti, Gabriele Rossetti

Located in the eastern suburban area of Rome, the Church of 2000 “Dives in Misericordia” by architect  is the first realized work of the American architect in the Italian capital, followed by the Ara Pacis Museum (2005).

Design Sketches


Ground Floor

Second Floor

Thrid Floor

Sections and Elevations

Physical Model Photos