napoli's toledo metro station covered in a sea of blue bisazza mosaics napoli's toledo metro station covered in a sea of blue bisazza mosaics
dec 19, 2012

napoli's toledo metro station covered in a sea of blue bisazza mosaics

the toledo metro station in napoli has been covered by a sea of blue bisazza mosaics by oscar tusquets blancaall photos by andrea resmini

 

the toledo metro station in napoli, italy has received a new design by oscar tusquets blanca. the floors and walls of the underground space have been covered in varying shades of blue bisazza mosaics by the catalan architect, offering the feeling of being underwater with its ocean ambiance. the project is part of napoli’s metro art station circuit which hosts a series of installations by artists including william kentridge, bob wilson and achille cevoli.

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicsvarying shades of blue mosaics cover the floors and walls of the underground space

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicsthe installation offers an ocean ambiance

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicsdarker tiles are positioned lower to the ground, getting progressively lighter towards the ceiling

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicsfrom the ground up…

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaics

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicsview of the ceiling

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaicstiered structural supports which define the blue gradations

  • intense

    dbkii says:
  • This is wonderful. Not under water, though — water is green. Space, maybe. In any case, a fluid floating dream. Public money well spent.

    Mort D'Urban says:
  • WOW, that’s what Jonah saw inside the whale.

    archibernd says:
  • Boy I’m glad I didn’t have to install these tiles!

    Enuf to send you around the bend…

    …but it looks extraordinary in the photos. Real life???

    bilbaggins says:
  • Cool, is like swimming into the deep sea

    Damz says:
  • Yes it is Real!!! I come from Naples and this photos are completly true! Fantastic I love it! Italian public administration it is not the best, but we can’t say nothing about this station!

    Eleonora says:

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