50 Wonders | Sarah Wigglesworth: Teatro Regio, Turin

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The architect behind the influential Stock Orchard Street project introduces the latest in our series

Wonder: Teatro Regio, Turin

Architect: Carlo Mollino, 1976-73

Nominator: Sarah Wigglesworth

Fronting the arcaded Piazza Castello, Turin’s main square designed by Filippo Juvarra, the 18th-century Teatro Regio was almost completely destroyed in a fire in 1936. All that remained of the building were the arcades.

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