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napoli's toledo metro station covered in a sea of blue bisazza mosaics
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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 blanca
all 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 mosaics
varying shades of blue mosaics cover the floors and walls of the underground space

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaics

 

 

 

napoli toledo metro station covered in blue bisazza mosaics
view of the ceiling

 

 

 

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

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