Keywords Change this

Urban Park, Postindustrial Landscapes

Project timeline

2004 – 2012


Park & Garden

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Architect Change this

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City of Turin

Partners Change this

Studio Pession Associato, Turin

Structural engineers
CMC Studio Ingegneri Associato, Turin

Pfarré Lighting Design


Article last edited by Bostjan on
April 12th, 2017

Dora Park Change this

Turin, Italy
by Peter Latz Change this
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From Turin’s largest intra-urban industrial wasteland emerges a park near the city centre. The park is characterized by its industrial past and spatially defined by the river Dora, by main traffic arteries and relatively new residential quarters. Corresponding to the former property lines the park has five separate areas whose functional differences and aesthetic impact are based on the quality of the industrial remains. Bridges, stairs and ramps connect the different parts of the park with each other and with the surrounding quarters.

In the scope of the project „Torino, Città d‘Acqua” the river partly covered with a concrete plate gets rediscovered for the city.



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