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The surface of the tower’s façade will render homage to the city’s characteristic image. It consists of the typical Venetian brick structure which disintegrates in front of the lounge areas and makes space for the visitors view. Combined with white concrete elements the tower will not only manifest the new age of Venice, but should also generate an association to the bright marble plates traditional Venetian architecture.
The staircase is an advancement of Caminadas staircase for the girls’ boarding school of the abbey Disentis. It winds itself up changing the visitors view towards another direction of the island with every storey. Thereby the staircase consequently develops its sculptural appearance and ultimately ends in the impressive presentation of the Venetian island.