nabito architects: sensational park   complete nabito architects: sensational park   complete
aug 25, 2011

nabito architects: sensational park complete

‘sensational garden’ by nabito architects in frosinone, italy all images courtesy nabito architects

following up on our previous coverage of the project, barcelona-based practice nabito architects (alessandra faticanti, roberto ferlito) has sent us images of the recently completed ‘sensational park’, a new public space in the neighbourhood of corso lazio in frosinone, italy. aiming to provide a relational space that fills in the existing social void in a playful, sensorial and interactive manner, the park is the starting point to a masterplan to renew the housing neighbourhood.

general view

conceived as a ‘personal living room in a public realm’, the park features both artificial and natural elements that stimulate the five human sense in a sequential manner. the garden is planted with a variety of different materials and vegetation to relate to a metaphor of the space. the ground level changes in elevation, with a network of winding pathways defining an arrangement of conic protrusions. the walkway encourages visitors to take in the park in parts, incorporating a sense of discovery to the experience.

elevated view

informal seating and garden

pathway

undulating landscape

in use

artificial and natural elements

project info:

client: frosinone’s municipality authors: alessandra faticanti architetto, roberto ferlito architetto, luca faicanti architetto, damiano bauco ingegnere, gianluca sanita agronomo collaborators: davide fois, lucio altana, joanna rodriquez noyola, agita putnina, furio sordini contractor: EDILCM

  • I it raw cement or painted white?

    adico says:
  • Lipstick on cement; it’s still a pig. While the sidewalk outlay is more interesting than most, the arid patches of sparse grass are typically Italian. As are the sad looking trees buried in cement. Whether Frosinone, or most any Italian town, all that white paint will soon be covered in graffitti. Real green space is sorely lacking in Italy (eco-friendly sprinklering is available). Unfortunately “Un-Sensational.”

    For a greener Italy says:

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