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Urbanistica Cover 130

Description of the preliminary layout

rome, periphery, competition, urban project,
progetto urbano, roma, periferia, concorso,
centralità, romanina, centralit, projects

Laura Valeria Ferretti

The challenge of the Romanina project was that of designing a new piece of the city, a city centre, and of joining the flexibility of the planned functions and the relative spaces with the necessity of creating an intervention that would ensure, over the inevitably lengthy period of time required for its completion, the respect of the base structure and the quality and reciprocal compatibility of the works of architecture. The solution proposed by Manuel Salgado identifies the primary instrument for controlling the realisation of the project in the design of public space and the elements that define it.

This article appears in issue 130 of Urbanistica (pag. 46).