Teatro - Il Maggiore CEM, Verbania, Italia - Moretti Modular Contractor

Il Maggiore CEM,
Verbania, Italy

The architecture of the four buildings is inspired by the stones and geology of the area, linked together by a central plate. Their architectural structure consists of as much as 125 curved glulam trusses, each one different from the other. The Multifunctional Event Centre Il Maggiore in Verbania, overlooking the coast of Lake Maggiore, presents itself with this absolutely original and scenic form. Reinforced cement, stone, rubber, zinc and wood are the materials used for the work, which houses a 500-seat hall and a 200-seat hall, a large entrance foyer, service and support functions, bar, restaurant, warehouses and storage areas.

The internal system of mobile platforms allows for multiple and transformable set-ups, defining a flexible and multifunctional space capable of accommodating conferences for 900 people and hosting opera, orchestra and theatre performances.

The complexity determined by the shape of the buildings that make up the work has been resolved through a dense network of glulam beams, each of which has a different design and length, with a maximum linear development of 25 m. The roof covering that joins the spans between the different beams was also designed and constructed in glulam, with curved boards joined together at the ends. A work under the banner of the highest customisation.

Project: arch. Salvator Perez Arroyo

"Moretti Modular Contractor is a company that has good technical skills: it knows how to develop projects with mixed materials and can find solutions to even the most complex design requirements."


Ad hoc’ design of each glulam element of the structure, under the banner of maximum customisation of the supply.

Consolidated partnership with the General Contractor, Notarimpresa SpA.


the curved arches, one different from the other, for the structure of the four stone-shaped buildings

5.590 m2

the surface of the curved wooden boards used for laying the roof covering

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