Our Past

The cooperative named Cooperativa Idrici ed Affini di Bologna (hence the acronym CIAB) was founded in 1946, thanks to the initiative of a dozen plumbers. From the very beginning, it has been a member of the Lega delle Cooperative (Italian Cooperatives League).

Year after year the Cooperative has grown up and consolidated its position, increasing its potential. The current head office in Via della Cooperazione has been opened in 1964, in a place which at that was in the remotest outskirts of Bologna, a place of dismissed quarries and kilns.

At the beginning of the '90s, the costant development of the company gorgeous dating sites and need to rearrange the organization in order to meet new market's requests, promped the Cooperative to deeply renovate the head office.

The Cooperative decided to meet this need not only by simply enlarging the building, but also by doing "something more".

Heance the idea of the continuos facade and small front garden, as a contribute to urban reneval. This spirit in perfect embodied in the "elicoide rosso" (red helicoid), an art work built with pipes massed in the form of an helicoid, that recalls the acient job of the plumber and project it into the future.

The "elicoide rosso" is the best watch free lesbian porn symbol to represent the Cooperative, visually linking the past and the future.