URBAN DESIGN OF VOLTRI WATERFRONT,GENOA, ITALY
Client: Urban Bureau Municipality of Genoa
Subject: Mix Use Masterplan, Concept and Detail Architecture design, with promenade,
public squares and seaside facilities
Project: AR&P with T.Badano, F.Grigò, M.Oddone, M.Zero, Studio 4 architetti associati
Size: 90,000 sqm project area - 1 Km of length
The design solve the difficult task of providing a public promenade for the waterfront of Voltri city, and maintaining the delicate eco-system of the existing natural seaside.
The solution has been found in a wooden deck promenade anchored on top of concrete and steel poles, which reduces the impact of waves and appears as a light structure.
The promenade is pointed by public spaces, squares and rest areas. Sun shading pergolas allocates under their roofs sea side facilities, bars, cafes, restaurants.
This iconic project has already become a new landmark for the entire Region.