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Old January 6th, 2013, 01:50 PM   #1
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TURIN | Spina 3 Redevelopment

Spina 3, about a kilometre and half north of Porta Susa Station, is located in an area which was a site of industry until a few years ago.
Starting from the last decade of the 19th century, the river Dora Riparia (whose water was used for power) favoured the establishment of important industries like Ferriere FIAT (iron metallurgy), Michelin (tyres), Paracchi (carpets), Superga (shoes), and Officine Savigliano (electrical and railway manufactured goods).

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The impression here is that Turin's architects concentrated more on the style than on the structure of their city. Many of the buildings that make up Spina 3 can be recognize for their Gabetti&Isola style, a language which since the 1960's serviced the city as a common theme, an alternative to its industrial history. Porticoes, loggias and sloping roofs follow different directions, with bright colours and irregular windows; the residential blocks in this new part of the city want to be charming.

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Not far away, we find a church of Mario Botta, a shopping centre with a large parking lot, an Environment Centre and a building designed by the French architect Jean-Pierre Buffi. These heterogeneous functions are mediated by the comforting presence of the Dora Riparia river.
The two centres are of some interest; the centre for shopping and the centre for the environment. Both work in accord with the theme of the ground's slopes, trying to reconcile the land and cars, which still need to learn to coexist. One centre is behind the other. Their presence is muted and soft. The shopping centre and the Environment Centre are places where you can stroll in the domesticated greenery of a city, which seeks to be like a large park, at least here.

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Past the Dora is the building by Buffi. The French architect found the right tone of mediation between Turin's former industrial identity, and its push in the direction of a more artisanal, domestic architecture. His building is a horizontal building with a double structure clad in bricks panels. The similarity of its form and structure with the Lingotto building is likely intentional.

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Old January 7th, 2013, 07:09 AM   #2
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Wow this is indeed a great project, thanks for posting Normy! Many cities have old grungy looking abandoned industrial buildings cluttering up the place. Glad to see Turin is taking the initiative of renewing the area.

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Old January 8th, 2013, 12:50 PM   #3
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Old January 8th, 2013, 01:43 PM   #4
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Dora Park Centre / Former Michelin Area - (studio Granma Architetti Associati)
http://www.studiogranma.it/uk/proget...3_michelin.htm


The course of the vast productive zone of Turin, flourished at the end of the 19th century along the city rivers, ends at the end of the 80's, with the closing of almost all the productive units. Among those, within the "Borgo Dora" district, is the "Michelin" area.
With the approval of the P.R.G. (1995), also the "ex Michelin" area becomes the centre of an Urban Redevelopment Project. Heart of this project is the large square, unfolding on two levels; open, at the same time to be discovered. It is surrounded by a shopping mall, restaurants, shops, a multiplex and a frame of buildings intended for commerce and services, but, by contrast with the barriers of the industrial past, the inside/outside distances are canceled.
Vertical connections, bridges, porches and pathways allow to pass through spaces at different levels and along various axis, even towards the outer spaces, so that the square, the Dora park and the city are interconnected.
The project transforms the area into a "buildings' organism", each different but with mutual cross-references in the volumes design and in the materials used, such as glass, clay and aluminium.
Although within a "common language", each building is unique, because of the special use of specific materials, such as serigraph glass for "the cube" in the south-east angle of the complex, or fibro-cement for the multiplex.

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Old January 10th, 2013, 01:49 PM   #5
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SNOS multi-functional centre / former Officine Savigliano Area - (Studio Granma)

The former Officine Savigliano, in the industrial redevelopment area along the urban railway axis known as Spina Centrale, maintains the identity of a place of work.
We have gone from cutting-edge production technologies, like the roof of Milan's Central Station and the cars of the Orient Express, to new production models with high technological content as seen in the Seat Pagine Gialle, which located its headquarters here.
The project includes retail and dining, business and housing. It is based on rebuilding and restoring the historic building, whose 350 meter long facade serves as a point of junction between the new buildings behind it and a city park. The gallery on the ground floor, originally a place for transit of railway convoys, is again a distributional hub for all activieties.
Some of the retail structures on the pedestrian gallery spill out of the building, and break up the facade's regularity with non-repetitive rotations, and different proportions and depth. it evokes industrial containers with their clean lines and the volumes that rest on the ground seeming almost temporary. It's red colours proclaims the addition.
The six new buildings, set in the core of the area behind the historic building, are configured like a comb and create spaces for companies defined by high level technological requirements. The buildings are clad in modular aluminium panels. Large windows open towards the city and on new pedestrian path.

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Old January 11th, 2013, 02:05 AM   #6
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Wonderful i like the hole idea of this project
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Old January 11th, 2013, 02:08 AM   #7
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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:32 PM   #9
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MICHELIN'S PLANT DEMOLITION


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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:35 PM   #10
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wow amazing
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Old January 18th, 2013, 07:46 PM   #11
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I'm falling in love with city and country)) Great efforts on the way to post-industrial future!
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Old January 21st, 2013, 03:09 PM   #12
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cheers from Torino, Daur.
I've been in your city, Almaty, and my brother's wife is Kazak. =)
Great to see you appreciate what our city's doing to come up after its industrial past.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 01:03 PM   #13
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Isole del Parco "Park's islands" - (ISOLArchitetti)

The district of the Valdocco Sud sub territory is part of the urban redevelopment plan of Spina 3. The guiding plan defined the urban planning orientation of the building, planning for eight housing blocks, set on a plate raised about six meters above street level, with an internal structure on via Livorno, for parking garages and retail/service businesses.
Five building complexes, with heights varying between six and eighteen floors for the northern tower, are arranged around a courtyard; the three building clusters to the east are organized around an ope circular semi-courtyard.
The project is based on the design of the road axes that cross it, particularly on the large esplanade that cuts through the entire complex from north to south, with raised pedestrian passages that make it possible to cross two vehicle roads. A third raised passage continues the esplanade and crosses the road underneath it.
The common spaces are accesed from the large courtyards through ramps placed on the edge of the lot, marked by arches covered by a projecting roof. On the outside, multicoloured brick covers the volumes structure, giving it colour differetiation and a distinctive urban identity.

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cheers from Torino, Daur.
I've been in your city, Almaty, and my brother's wife is Kazak. =)
Great to see you appreciate what our city's doing to come up after its industrial past.
Nice to hear, snowtura! As for me there are many similarities between Torino and Almaty - location of both cities near mountains, almost the same latitude and climate .
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so nice
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Old January 30th, 2013, 01:24 PM   #16
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a destra il ciambellone di Piazza Baldissera,a sinistra via Livorno

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Old February 1st, 2013, 09:19 PM   #17
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From Italian Forum about Spina 3:

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Sono affascinato dalle Torri, questa č scattata da corso Cirič (stamattina c'era il sole)


Questa da corso Mortara


E questa dall'Ipercoop


In generale devo dire che č l'intera Spina 3 ad affascinarmi, č una parte di Torino in cui mi piacerebbe davvero abitare, č tutto cosė nuovo e moderno... poi c'č tutto! Manca solo la metropolitana sotto la Spina reale
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excellent updates normy!
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