Location: Bologna, Italy
Client: Ferrovie dello Stato / Commune di Bologna / Bologna 2000 srl Metropolis S.P.A.
Total area: 300,000 (sqm)
As a result of the collaboration between the Municipal Government and the Italian State Railway company (Ferrovie dello Stato), the support of a number of institutions and the active involvement of a group of private developers, the city of Bologna incorporated important planning and transformation processes. These included the extension of its territory and the restoration of mistreated historic urban tissue, while preserving and respecting the architecture of one of Italy’s most beautiful cities.
To boost the national railway system, this major urban program involved a new transport interchanger including the high-speed rail station, a complex infrastructure designed to accommodate 40...