Location: Savona, Italy
Client: ORSA 2000
Total area: 22,500 (sqm)
The crescent-shaped residential building is part of an ambitious restructuring and development plan for the area around the port of Savona, which includes office and residential buildings, as well as retail and leisure facilities. The challenge here was to regenerate the area and create a new city centre integrating within a coherent and organic plan the old port and the city.
The building centred on the dock area with a privileged view over a small tourist port is one of the major pieces of this urban plan. The symmetry and rigorous classical vocabulary that define the form of the building are...