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EQUIPPED AREAS FOR THE PARKING AND CIVIL PROTECTION EXCHANGER “DUE OBELISCHI” – CATANIA

project details


Location: Catania, Italy
Designer: arch. Salvatore Contrafatto, arch. Maurizio Zappalà
Note: The project aims to run two instances satisfy primary: improving the livability of the city, with the reduction of urban traffic and the assessment of seismic risk, or use as a parking-lot and picnic area as for civil protection. The parking exchanger aims to accommodate the entire flow of cars and buses that come from the hinterland of Catania, and then allow common citizens to use public transport to reach the city. Acting on the slopes has enabled a morphologically integrated with the topography of the site locations. The two areas identified in the parking project inputs and outputs have independent and in the minor has been provided a space for the parking of buses. Each area is equipped with escalators regulated for a high flow of people, and traditional scales, as well as the road bends to the shuttle-bus stops.