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PROJECT SUMMARY

Anthropic Park

Freshwater ecological reserve and remediation

This project in the rich coastal landscape of Southern Italy suffered continuous degradation through industrial activities and has been left abandoned. The project aims to recover this damaged area primarily by supporting the healing power of wilderness zones through the creation of wetlands on part of the site and letting nature take its course.

The 170-hectare masterplan includes a tree nursery, a museum and research center, offices for start-up companies, and other interventions.

Project Timeline

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“We must listen to nature”
 
Global finalist project entry 2015 - Anthropic Park - by Grupo aranea
 
Global finalist project entry 2015 - Anthropic Park - by AutonomeForme
 
Global Holcim Awards winners announced April 20
 
“Sustainability? Know what the people want” – Lucia Pierro
 
“Sustainability? Listen to nature” - Francisco Leiva
 
Gold for an ecological reserve and remediation project in Saline Joniche, Italy
 
“A bold philosophical posture” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2014 Europe - Anthropic Park
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Project Details
Location
Saline Joniche, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Authors
Francisco Leiva
MAIN AUTHOR
Francisco Leiva
Grupo aranea, Spain
Marco Scarpinato
MAIN AUTHOR
Marco Scarpinato
AutonomeForme, Italy
Marta García Chico
FURTHER AUTHORS
Marta García Chico
Grupo aranea, Spain
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2014
Europe
RELATED INFORMATION
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Anthropic Park: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Europe - Project Overview
Anthropic Park: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Europe - Project Overview

An environmental remediation project on the coast of Southern Italy that connects nature with the imprints of humanity won the …

VIDEO
“Sustainability? Know what the people want”
“Sustainability? Know what the people want”

Project co-author, Lucia Pierro of AutonomeForme explains how sustainable projects need to balance demands and be aware of …

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“Sustainability? Listen to nature”
“Sustainability? Listen to nature”

Project co-author, Francisco Leiva of Grupo aranea emphasizes ecological performance at the center of sustainable construction. …

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