THE MEASURE OF THE CITY: Known pieces of other cities are transported to Porto Marghera in order to understand its scale.
NEW USES FOR PORTO MARGHERA FOR A NEW LANDSCAPE: Students start to organize a new urban layout of the area Sale e Tabacchi regarding fixed strategies:
– 50% open green area
– 50% built area including micro-dwellings for micro-stays, an experimental theatre, and an open-air theatre. Contemporary musical program is intended as a focus point related both to the Biennale and to the Veneto territory (5.000.000 people). Connections with Venice by vaporetto and a car park.
COLLAGE FOR SCALE: Well known buildings of contemporary architecture are being stuck as a collage in the student’s layout. So scale, orientation and measure is understood. Each student shall study deeply one reference building.