BOLOGNA
BOLOGNA
BOLOGNA
BOLOGNA
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Arch meets Stripes, Bologna, italy

landscape areas
residence : 250.000 sqm
commercial : 125.000 sqm
university : 125.000 sqm
park areas : 250.000 sqm
total area : 750.000 sqm
time of planning : 04. - 07. 2001
preliminary & presentation design, documentation _E

idea and concept:
- new city quarter NW of Bologna for trade, residential and extension of the university as a self-contained sub-centre
- urban stripe structure in contrast to inhomogeneous city centre of Bologna
- intersection of stripe structure with urban bow for motion infrastructure
- arch as main traffic axis for new city quarters and connection to the second traffic ring of the city’s infrastructure
- central park with plazas and pocket parks for leisure and recreation
- imprint of urban structure and passages through total area, connection to existing Reno Park