Tadao Ando, Fabrica. Completion: 1994
Communications research centre (Benetton Group). Villorba (Treviso), Italy. N45.44249 E12.16005
Round overhead openings almost remind the visitor of the Pantheon in Rome, one of Ando's favorite buildings. They serve not only to bring light to the lower levels, but also to animate the rather strict concrete walls and stairs.