12 GIOVANNI MICHELUCCI, BRUNO SACCHI, COLLE VAL D’ELSA, 1973–83

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Bank. This red steel struc­ture could be the work of an up-and­com­ing tal­ent who has pulled all the stops —but Michelucci was 82 years old when the plan­ning be­gan. His ini­tial move was to con­ceive of a cov­ered mar­ket square — an out­door space for the whole com­mu­nity. The frame­work re­flects Michelucci’s fas­ci­na­tion with boughs, branches, and roots.

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