The Auditorium is built close to the Town Hall Square of Fiesole, a small city in a splendid panoramic position that dominates Florence. Over the centuries, artists, noble and famous people like Gabriele d’Annunzio, Giovanni Boccaccio, Beato Angelico loved Fiesole for its panorama and for its rich heritage. The city, tied to its “cultural” past organizes shows, concerts, meetings, in the open areas of the Roman Theatre, a cultural offer that together with the New Auditorium, the Municipality intends to enlarge and extend with cultural performances, conferences, theatre, concerts, cinema projections.
The new Auditorium of Fiesole, of recent realization, was built with technological solutions, creating a perfect bond between architecture and space functionality. The property is a unique volume, next to the building that is the headquarters of the Filarmonica. The entrance is characterized by a large glass area, that includes those services that are usually open to the public like the foyer, the bar and the exhibition area. The Auditorium is spread on six levels: in the basement technical spaces are present, on the ground floor the foyer (made of steel and glass, that goes down in the area dedicated to the square for a few metres) with access to the open area by the public. The third level is dedicated to artists with dressing and changing rooms, the fourth, a café with access to the balcony. The last two levels are used, respectively as technical areas and roofing. The building also has a large terrace with independent outdoor access, that looks over the city and the Mugnone Valley.
The new Auditorium is situated in the historical centre of Fiesole (14,009 inhabitants) City included in the Metropolitan Area of Florence (1,014,423 inhabitants) in the Tuscan Region (3,742,437 inhabitants), in the Market Square, nearby the Mino Square from Fiesole and the Archaeological Roman area. The city is built on a hill that overlooks the Arno and Mugnone Valleys, of important landscape value, 9 km. from the City of Florence, destination which is amongst the most visited by tourists from all over the world. The road connections are excellent and give the possibility to reach the administrative centre and the highway infrastructure, with exit “South Florence” of A1 (Rome-Florence) at 10 km. from the area. The railway station of Florence “Campo di Marte, that guarantees regional connections, is 6 km. from the city, while the “Santa Maria Novella” one, on the High Velocity Line Rome-Bologna-Milan-Turin-Naples, is 9 km. from the area. The International airport “Amerigo Vespucci” of Florence (2,5 million passengers in 2016) is 11.5 km. from the city.