Monday, March 23, 2009

Former Italcitrus plant in Reggio Calabria will House Futuristic New Complex.

Architects AKA, a Rome company, have just been successful in an architecture competition with their proposal entitled "Digital Origami".

The complex will house television and audio-visual production facilities, as well as exhibition spaces for temporary installations and film festivals.
The project involves restoring four of the six existing buildings, demolishing the other two and construction a new, semicircular building with a piazza at its centre.

The competition was announced on April 2008 with the submission deadline on September 2008, the jury decision was publicly announced on March 2009.

The project contract is foreseen to be held near the end of 2009. The construction timeline stands on 18 months.

Organizers: Reggio Calabria local authority.
Development cost: 6.650.000 €
Area: 10.200 sq m

Source : Dezeen

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