As the “Return to the sea” programme plans, the project foresees residential function together with public, commercial, sport and recreation utilities. Particular importance is given to the urban ambient, and everything is conceived to have the best quality of life.
The promenade should be the connection axis among the different areas of the town of Rovinj. On its platforms people can take a walk from the new port to the old town, and the site can be the starting point to the future growth of other areas along the coast.
EXPLANATION OF HOW THE PROJECT ADDRESSES THE PROBLEMS RAISED BY THE EUROPAN 5 THEME
The programme of the competition requires a solution capable of integrating spaces with the existing nature and a new residential area into a whole that can guarantee a good quality of life for the residents, the necessary structures for the visitors, and the connections to the other parts of the town.
Different activities are foreseen in the Public Spaces:
Walkways are particularly important:
Nature is considered very
important, being one of the main elements that denote urban quality:
The type of House Units aims at answering to one of the peculiarity of contemporany society: the request for houses varies in accordance with the type of persons, and the type and size of families; therefore the project proposes different flats from 55 sq.m. to 110 and more sq.m., trying to satisfy the needs of both the young couples, looking for their first house (small and cheap), and the larger families.
Traffic Network and parking lots are studied to serve the site without producing problems to the internal walkways and to the residential area.
The Architecture Of The Project
is tightly connected to the nature and the position of the site: