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Confessional in Turin

The "Penitenziera", a confessional and space of prayer for millions of pilgrims in Turin to see the shroud, a linen cloth that enveloped the body of Christ after his death, is built from cork. It is next to Turin Cathedral.

Portugal Pavilion at Expo 2000 Hannover

Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto Moura, Portuguese architects, used pure expanded cork boards and high density cork boards as external coating on some facades of the building. The Centre of Portugal Pavilion, as it is also known, was conceived as an exhibition space for the Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany.

Cork Shelter

CBS – Cork Block Shelter is the shelter built by the Portuguese architect David Mares which won the “Shelter Competition” of the Guggenheim Museum of New York.

Fallingwater

The renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed this building. He used cork on the bathroom walls. The waterfall house, as it is also known, is located in Pennsylvania, United States, and was partially built over a waterfall. It was used as a summer residence of the family of a businessman. Today it is a museumThe renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed this building. He used cork on the bathroom walls. The waterfall house, as it is also known, is located in Pennsylvania, United States, and was partially built over a waterfall. It was used as a summer residence of the family of a businessman. Today it is a museum.

Quinta do Portal, Siza Vieira, Douro, Portugal

The architect Siza Vieira used pure expanded agglomerate on the upper section, along the entire facade, of this building erected in the River Pinhão valley, Sabrosa, which combines tradition with innovation in the production of international award-winning wines.

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