off architecture + PR architects + samuel nageotte: solar park south
off architecture + PR architects + samuel nageotte: solar park south off architecture + PR architects + samuel nageotte: solar park south
may 08, 2011

off architecture + PR architects + samuel nageotte: solar park south

off architecture + PR architects + samuel nageotte have sent us images of their winning design for ‘solar park south‘, a competition that sought out ideas for the sustainable redevelopment of highway sections between scilla and bagnara in calabria, italy.

imagined as a vertically integrated community inclusive of residences, retail, leisure facilities and medical centers, the design looks to transform the architectural morphology and purpose of an existing viaduct into an atypical development. appearing as an archaeological contribution to the site, the project will restructure and consolidate the bridges’ original identity to breath new life into the area, while impacting the surround landscape as little as possible.

stacked and offset volumes extend along the pillars and roadway to create a harmonious combination of both the original and reincarnated typologies. accommodating both functions, the upper part of one of viaducts will house a pedestrian promenade, while the other lanes will remain dedicated to vehicular traffic. a series of public and private environments with trickle down and rotate around the structural form, that aim to integrate with the lush and natural surroundings.

  • Be a bit noisy….

    jda says:
  • fantastic

    a&a says:
  • A very sad place to live in

    earl says:
  • BIG already did it…

    Mindaugas says:
  • this is really amazing and inspiring . pleas can u tell me what software did u u use to render these images ?

    Karan Singh says:
  • LC already did it..

    BIG says:
  • corbusier already did it

    chi says:
  • how is it structurally stable..details and wont it be boring to live in such place??

    Xene says:
  • and why is the name solar park??

    Xene says:
  • Not a lot of room for error here…

    j.t.ratcliff says:
  • There is no parthenogenesis,everything has been done before,so i guess comments like ‘this one did it,and that one did it before’ are a bit useless.

    efy says:

    szymwit says:
  • I love it! Why not, and if you think it’s sad or boring to live there, then don’t. Does everyone have to live where you think is interesting?

    Ned says:
  • nice

    shalaka says:

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