The Axis of the World is a column in Ombra di Caravaggio marble, twisted and tapered, apparently endless, which penetrates the Earth by perforating its core while, at the same time, rising over 16 meters height to touch the sky. Study and planning were present from the earliest stages of processing, starting from the selection […]
This cathedral, designed by architect Philip Johnson in 1980, initially took the name of Crystal Cathedral. Since 2012 it has been necessary to carry out an important restoration and seismic adjustment. The project was commissioned to Architect Scott Johnson from the Diocese of Orange, California. On 17 July 2019 the Cathedral was consecrated to Catholic […]
On the occasion of the restoration of the Basilica of Gallarate, Piero Zanella srl makes the Maestro Claudio Parmiggiani’s Work. From the Milo Venus to Michelangelo, from hellenism to the renaissance: saints, sinners, christians, pagans, men, women and children, all witnesses of the flow of history and all enclosed between two slabs of onyx that […]
GT Desk in Ombra di Caravaggio is presented at Marmomac 2018. For the first time, the futuristic desk is made entirely of Ombra di Caravaggio. The texture of the veining and the colors of Ombra di Caravaggio marble are combined with the aerodynamic lines that characterize the elements of Tonino Lamborghini Casa.
In this project, Piero Zanella srl has managed the entire production chain. The marble was selected directly from the quarry, in order to create the continuous veins columns. The inlaid flooring and greek mosaics were studied and produced according to a precise cutting pattern, that converges radially towards the building’s center. This project has been […]
Everything Flows is made for the laboratory of experimenting “Soul of City”. This marble pavilion is focused on the paradoxical relationship between shapes and irony of forms. The varying use of marble, creates variation in sensation. Here, the abstracted “rough” exterior 3D carved contains a polished “cultured” interior, as if architecture was discovered fossilised within […]
This project is realized through the union of marble and granite. The external façade of the shop in Nero Assoluto granite, worked with 3D massive shapes technique, is on the New York City’s 5th Avenue. In the interior space the irregular helical staircase, shaped in curve, climbs the store’s 5 floors to arrive at the pavement covered […]
The Arena Casarini reopens to the public after a major restoration work. We have been focusing on the selection of local materials to keep the Verona spirit of this masterpiece created and frescoed by one of the greatest stage designers of the last century, Pino Casarini.