The new Industrial plant of ALENIA AERONAUTICA – Grottaglie (TA)


A 20 tons steel building which weight doubles the one of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The rectangular plant of the building is sectioned in three aisles, each one of 55 m long and 25 m higt, and the total surface is about 70.000 square meters. The need to cover such a wide area has been satisfied by using huge steel beams which emphasize the wide and impressive structure, while still giving a light and airy overall view. A result also achieve thanks to the windows located in the shed roof.