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‘This was no accident’, architect Renzo Piano says about Genoa bridge collapse (Theartnewspaper)

‘This was no accident’, architect Renzo Piano says about Genoa bridge collapse (Theartnewspaper)

The Italian architect Renzo Piano was in a meeting at Cern in Geneva, Switzerland when he heard about the collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa, the city where he was born and still lives and works.  “I was overwhelmed,” he told La Repubblica newspaper. “I immediately thought of the victims and then afterwards of my wounded city.” Thirty-nine people are known to have died when a section of the Morandi bridge, built in the 1960s on the A10 motorway which connects Italy with the French border, crashed to the ground yesterday morning. Rescuers searched through the night for survivors; 16 injured people are being treated in hospital. Twelve of them are in critical condition. Read more

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