Un progetto green per la Città della Scienza – Colarossi, Callebaut, Coffice, Sambo, Briguglio-Morales

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA WEST HOUSING - Marco Maria Sambo

Pubblichiamo le immagini e la relazione ufficiale del progetto green per la nuova Città della Scienza di Roma presentato al concorso internazionale ” Progetto Flaminio “, firmato da Paolo Colarossi (capogruppo), Vincent Callebaut Architecture, Marco Maria Sambo Architetto, Coffice o Studio di Architettura e Urbanistica, Studio di Architettura Briguglio-Morales, Studio Imbesi, Euromade srl – Francesco Rubeo.

 

Città della Scienza – International Master Planning & Architectural Competition

The ambition of the master plan for the new ┬½ Città della Scienza ┬╗ is to transform the industrial district into a self-sufficient urban ecosystem. The project aims at becoming an example of new urbanization placing great emphasis on sustainability. In addition to building functions and visual appeal, it encourages the promotion of sustainable design, low carbon transportation, renewable energies, automation technologies, and new green building materials.

Inspired by the Land Art, the eco-architecture makes itself metabolic, fertile and creative! Facades are covered of free edible plants and become like epidermises, intelligent, self regenerational and organic. Roofs and balconies become new grounds of a green city. The orchards and food gardens are not placed side by side with the new buildings anymore, they are the buildings of this eco-masterplan! To adapt form to function, to bet on biodiversity, to program the multi-functionality, to encourage multi-culture and self-management, these are the keys of an urban and social success to initiate the symbiosis within the couple « Human-Nature » in Roma !

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA AERIAL VIEW - NORTH - Marco Maria Sambo

The area is crucial in the process of regeneration of the urban area centered on the axis of via Guido Reni linking the Maxxi and the Auditorium in the North of Roma. It seems appropriated to build the project proposal combining the memory of the original urban fabric of the neighborhood with innovative eco-responsible lifestyles. It results in a new organization of the site with a strong green footprint that regenerates his industrial past and articulates the green architecture features. The master plan offers contemporary large public spaces and a dynamic social mix presenting high values in terms of urban centrality and connectivity between the different identities and cultural spots of the district.

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA - Marco Maria Sambo - Vincent Callebaut

The six fundamental principles of the design are as following:

1- Correlation with the context and the industrial history: Crossing the area, a grid of permeable public spaces grafts all the paths from piazza Melozzo da Forlì, from piazza Mancini, from the Via Flaminia, and from the MAXXI square. Inside, the tree-lined avenues are kept, like fingerprints, the pre-existing industrial buildings envelopes transformed into magnificent lofts. Most of the residences and commercial spaces are aligned along the edge of the site to give form and consistency to the great original block.

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA TAVOLA_1 - Marco Maria Sambo

2- Articulation of various public spaces, building types and architectural languages: The system of public spaces, despite its variety, forms a unitary structure characterizing strongly the project from the point of view of beauty and quality of life. The variation of building types, scales and architectural languages presents an obvious additional aesthetic quality. The entire site is pedestrian! Regarding to the mobility, the private accesses to the underground car parks (on maximum two levels under residential buildings) are systematically located on the edges of the area. Public car parks are located under the square facing to viale del Vignola and under the building of the Città della Scienza.

3- Flexible and multi-functional urban spaces: The functions, as reflected in the master plan, bind the transformations induced by the diagonal pathway: retail stores, ateliers for artists and craftsmen, small art galleries, bars and restaurants, neighborhood services, all the needs of the city ‘s events and exhibitions of science are thought in order to not disturb the privacy and the intimacy that must characterize the residential spaces.

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA TAVOLA_2 - Marco Maria Sambo

4- Cityscape full of trees (trees of shadow and harmony o l. Sciascia): The intensive planting of mature trees is designed not only for their intrinsic beauty, but also for the positive environmental effects (reduction in CO2, particulate removal, microclimates in public spaces). All the roofs and balconies of each new buildings become communitarian orchards and/or food and aromatic gardens to design a flourishing and fertile master plan.

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA SOUTH HOUSING - Vicent Callebaut

5- Bio-sustainability of urban plants and buildings : The landscape architecture (Land Arch) aims at reaching the following green features : the recovery of rainwater for irrigation of public and private green areas, photovoltaic electricity production, the domestic hot water production by solar tubes, the control of microclimates in public spaces (daylight and shadow), the municipal solid waste recycling on site by biomass, the energy-efficient buildings (treatment of facades with respect to guidance), and finally the lighting appliances with integrated micro-wind turbines.

6- Social mix of dwelling units: The master plan proposes a large choice of apartments scales in different building types taking into account the expected diversification of housing demand.

This project has been studied in collaboration with Vincent Callebaut Architecture, Coffice, Marco Maria Sambo Architetto, Studio d ‘Architettura Briguglio-Morales.

CITTA DELLA SCIENZA - PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM MAXXI

ARCHITECTS: Paolo Colarossi, Vincent Callebaut, Coffice, Marco Maria Sambo, Studio Briguglio-Morales

Project Team: Vincent Callebaut, Marco Maria Sambo, Francesco Colarossi, Luisa Saracino, Fabio Briguglio, Massimiliano Foffo, Giuseppe Imbesi, Paola Nicoletta Imbesi, Andrea Morales, Annunziata Paolino, Francesco Rubeo.

Location: Rome, Italy

Type: International Master Planning & Architectural Competition

Budget: 270 Million Euros

Area: 86000 sqm

Year: 2015

Status: Idea

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SPECIFICHE COMPETENZE E QUALIFICHE

Prof. Ing. Paolo Colarossi (capogruppo mandatario): Progettazione urbana

Arch. Vincent Callebaut: Architettura del paesaggio, progettazione architettonica, sostenibilità ambientale ed energetica

COFFICE: Progettazione architettonica e urbana, sostenibilità ambientale ed energetica

Arch. Marco Maria Sambo: Progettazione architettonica e urbana, housing

EUROMADE srl – Francesco Rubeo: Valutazione economico-finanziaria, marketing territoriale, valutazione costi

Arch. Fabio Briguglio: Progettazione architettonica e urbana, spazio pubblico

Arch. Andrea Morales: Progettazione architettonica e urbana

Prof. Ing. Giuseppe Imbesi: Progettazione architettonica, pianificazione urbana, programmazione e pianificazione turistica

Arch. Paola Nicoletta Imbesi: Morfologia e dinamiche insediative, analisi ambientale e delle risorse locali

Massimiliano Foffo: Progettazione architettonica

Arch. Annunziata Paolino: Progettazione urbana, progettazione del verde ed efficienza energetica

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PUBBLICAZIONI-LINK:

– Wired Italia : http://www.wired.it/lifestyle/design/2015/03/27/progetto-citta-della-scienza-roma/

– A As Architecture : http://aasarchitecture.com/2015/03/citta-della-scienza-a-self-sufficient-urban-ecosystem-by-vincent-callebaut.html

– Archello : http://www.archello.com/en/project/paolo-colarossi/2081422

– Europaconcorsi : http://divisare.com/projects/285513-COFFICE-Paolo-Colarossi-Francesco-Colarossi-Vincent-Callebaut-luisa-saracino-Massimiliano-Foffo-Fabio-Briguglio-Andrea-Morales-PROGETTO-FLAMINIO

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