Location: Savona, Italy
Client: ORSA 2000
Total area: 22,500 (sqm)
This 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 housing, as well as retail and leisure facilities. The challenge here was to regenerate the area and create a new city centre integrating the old port and the city within a coherent and organic plan.
With a privileged view over a small tourist port, the building centred on the dock area is one of the major pieces of this urban plan. The symmetry and rigorous classical vocabulary that define the form of the building are fundamental...