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TSA_ARCHITECTURE_Oscar_Tusquets_Toledo-metro-station-naples-04The city of Naples has commissioned well-known contemporary artists and architects to design designated metro stops that include installations by notable artists William Kentridge, Anish Kapoor, and Achille Cevoli; alongside architecture by Karim Rashid, Alessandro Mendini, and the recently departed architectural doyenne Gae Aulenti.

The latest incarnation, at Toledo Metro Station, has been designed by Catalan architect Oscar Tusquets Blanca, in conjunction with glass mosaic tile maestros Bisazza, resulting in a spectacular and innovative project.
Designed with many shades of blue Bisazza mosaics, the open space reveals an ocean ambiance, and forms part of Napoli’s Metro Art station circuit. 

The first part of the project was unveiled in September 2012, with the new spaces opening to the public this month.
www.bisazza.com

IMAGES courtesy of Bisazza