studies

BZ 2020+
Urban development concept Bolzano

Place

Bolzano

Client

Assoimprenditori
Alto Adige

Architectural design

Roland Baldi
Michele Stramandinoli
Prof. Alberto Bramanti
Dott. Davide Zanon

Team

Rosita Izzo
Harald Kofler

Date

2008

New livable urban spaces are born from a delicate intersection between tradition and modernity: the old urban plan of Bolzano had been expired and the South Tyrolean entrepreneurs saw a unique opportunity to be actively involved in the process to formulate a new master plan. On the advice of the city councilor for urbanism, Arch. Silvano Bassetti, the business association of South Tyrol was commissioned a study on the strategic development. In collaboration with entrepreneurs, urban planners, architects and economists, a holistic urban planning concept has been developed. The concept takes into account the economic, cultural and ecological aspects and their mutual relations. The study offers a catalog of measures on topics such as, sustainable living and leisure, work, education, trade, culture, and mobility. As well as the future development of the city.

Corporate design logistic support of the Province of Bolzano

Place

South Tyrol

Client

Province of Bolzano

Architectural design

Roland Baldi architects

Team

Karin Kretschmer
Harald Kofler

Date

2010

2700 km of roads has to be maintained by the road administration of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano. To provide this, there are a series of logistics points, that host material depots, garages for snow plows and in part also offices with annexed spaces. Attracting attention and giving identity: for heterogeneous locations the provincial administration required a unified, clear and meaningful architectural concept with a high recognition value, adaptability to the most diverse situations, conciseness and clarity that meets spatial and functional requirements. The concept will be applied in the realization of new buildings as well as in the restructuring of existing construction structures. Thus, the corporate architecture of today’s roadside bases was created, which can be adapted to the different situations on site due to its flexible modular design. The consistent typology of the architectural language with a high degree of precision ensures spontaneous identification of the buildings as a roadside point.