New garden called "Garden of the ex-Casino of St. Pius V"
Open spaces in urban place in historical connotation, Via Gregorio VII, Rome (2002-03/05)
HISTORY AND CITY: A BLOOMING IN THE DESERT
The new project was necessary as a result of the discovery, for the construction of an underground garage, a spa historic, circular and in advanced state of deterioration, it revealed belonging to the arrangement altitude in the garden of the former Casino of St. Pius V, which was completed with a Nymph still visible on the opposite side along Via San Pio V, and now "cut" from the Avenue Gregorio VII.
The particular condition of the site altitude, very steep-shaped basin and design of a garden that reinterprets in a modern way the traditional Italian, terraced and developed in the shelter of an axial, constituted the strategic foundation around which the whole project the superficial arrangement, called "the new garden of the former Casino of St. Pius V", has been taking shape. Finally, a white and "pure" round portico surrounds and defines spatially the recovery and redevelopment of the tank visible from historic with the installation of the new garden.
Along Via Gregorio VII terracing reorganizes itself in relation to the slope of the driveway and serves as a final solution and tested on the public space, two pavilions with coverage down that return a significant architectural significance to the entire garden; halls, stairs garage and pedestrian access from the street, stress the axial composition and development of the overall modular green areas through which the intervention is measured in relation to irregularities context of vehicle ramp of the garage, and the trend tilted planimetrically oblique driveway and the steep hill towards Via San Pio V.