Edgar Priestly
Edgar Priestly


Location:
Localtita Pontecerio

Riola
8km from Bologna
Italy

coordinates: 44.2292252,11.0546923
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Building names(s): Riola Parrish Church / Church of the Assumption of Mary
Architect/Designer: Alvar Aalto
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Edgar Priestly


Completion date: 1978

function(s): church, religious

check out: The church is structured by six asymmetric prefabricated concrete frames, or arches in descending size towards the chancel. These arches support a series of prefabricated conical light scoops which gives the church its distinctive exterior profile (supposedly an abstraction of the surrounding Apennine mountains).