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Old April 12th, 2015, 09:22 PM   #1
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PISA | Projects & Construction

PISA

Pisa, known for its famous leaning tower, is a Tuscany city sitting in the center of a developed area shared with the nearby cities of Livorno and Lucca and counting around 670.000 inhabitants.

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Population as of 2014
Township: 89.373
City: 110.000
Urban: 170.000
Area Pisana: 200.000
Metropolitan Area: 260.000
Area Vasta Toscana Costiera: 670.000
The area hosts several infrastructures and institutions:
  • Pisa Airport - 10░ in Italy, hosts intercontinental flights
  • Port of Livorno - one of the biggest in Italy
  • 2 Highways and 1 Freeway
  • Pisa Centrale - one of the most important second tier railway stations in the country
  • University of Pisa - around 60.000 students, among the best in Italy and the world
  • One of the biggest National Research Council Centers
  • 2 elite higher learning institutions: Scuola Normale Superiore and Sant'Anna
  • Cisanello Hospital - a U/C public hospital, once completed it will be one of the biggest in Italy and Europe

In the last few years a long awaited process of modernization has begun.


Under Construction

New Bus Terminal
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Pisa Airport People Mover
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Cisanello Hospital




Piazza Terzo Millennio


Parco delle Torri
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Touristic Port of Marina di Pisa



Residential Area Porta a Mare
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Planned

Santa Chiara [Chipperfield]



Pisa Airport Expansion
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Port of Livorno new dock



Terminated

Centro Polifunzionale San Giusto


SMS Exposition Center


New Chemistry Faculty Building


New University Building "Polo Piagge"


New Public Library


Student Residence Praticelli
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Hotel San Ranieri



Proposed

Pisa Stadium

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New Congress Centre


Directional Centre Area Vacis


New Olympic Swimming Pool
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New Pedestrian Bridge
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The new Bus Terminal today




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Was just there today. Can't wait for the people mover! It's not like the bus to the station is bad though, it's like a 5-10 minute ride.
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Was just there today. Can't wait for the people mover! It's not like the bus to the station is bad though, it's like a 5-10 minute ride.
The people mover is a complete waste of money.
They should have potentiated the regional rail lines servicing the airport better
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I love how these projects work the green spaces and rooftop gardens.
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