via hoepli 3 - 20121 milano
PARKS OF PORTILLO AND ALMOZARA/DELICIAS
zaragoza - second prize
"Un velo para Zaragoza", a competition of ideas for the parks of Portillo and Almozara/Delicias. The proposal was that a veil, shaped an defined by water-soil-vegetation, envisioned as a park which grows in progression, becoming an urban strategy for the 2008 EXPO. The water echoing the river Ebro, the soil representing the site's morphology and the vegetation dressing the expanding connective texture of the city area. The entire project is then characterized in its individual components, paths, squares and open spaces designed by the wind currents, which reaches up to 150 km/h. Two museum buildings (Arts and technology Centre), designed by JDS and Autonome Forme, are inserted within lanscaping veil sustainable landmarks.