Friday, July 30, 2010

Parco Solare Suspended Gardens *

Int. competition / Parco Solare Sud - International Ideas Competition (TPD&A co-op.)
Reggio di Calabria, Italy - 2010


Idea: 
1- Heal the wounds done to the Mother Nature promoting creative economy mechanisms by valorisation of existing fixtures in aim to prevent the predicted climate change impacts and discourage new construction for to reduce rapidly GHG emissions.

2- Create suspended garden vertical and horizontal structures, enabling better expression of dramatic beauty of existing engineering works and their better integration to the natural surroundings.

3- Locate renewable energy experimental labs in the created suspended structures as form of mutating land art.

4- Convert the S-N carriage into suspended gardens connected to the tourist itineraries situated on natural ground through the ramp system.

5- Promote regional beauty introducing pedestrian and bicycle tourist itineraries and their logistic infrastructures integrated into created installations. Proposed land art structures aims to enhance respectful and balanced attitude towards existing flora & fauna.