New Integrated Complex within Bologna Centrale Station


ARATA ISOZAKI whth the project group formed by Ove Arup & Partners and Italian study by M + T & Partners wins THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR THE CENTRAL STATION OF BOLOGNA

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The competition is aimed at the selection of the preliminary plan of the New Integrated Complex within Bologna Centrale Station.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, RfQ, Restricted, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Complex, Station
Country Bologna, Italy
RegDeadline 7 Sep 2007 GoogleCal iCal
7 Sep 2007 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Professionals

The design is an integral part of the new urban and infrastructural arrangement of Bologna metropolitan area, as defined by Territorial Agreement of July 18th 2006, annex No.5 to these Regulations, which aims at achieving and developing a new metropolitan centrality which can be a “qualified, functional and integrated access gate for the town of Bologna and for the metropolitan and regional system”. This aim is expressed in three priority duties that the design shall fulfil:
- to organize the new functions efficiently;
- to redevelop the town fabric surrounding the Railway area;
- to connect town areas separate from each other.

Cost of the work is about 340 million Euro

Italian Railway Network

Ms Gae Aulenti, Architect
Mr Pio Baldi, Architect
Roberto Brandi, Engineer
Professor Richard Burdett
Christian de Portzamparc, Architect
Mr Carlo De Vito, Engineer
Giovanni Multari, Architect

The winner: Euro 750,000
Competition stage participants: Euro 155,000 each

Entry Fee

Documentation required in Preselection stage:
A. file introducing respective teams;
B. file containing administrative documentation;
C. bill with a short introduction of the team;
D. CD-Rom with the images of at least 10 works.

Result of the Preselection: Within 60 days from the deadline of the files participants for the Preselection
Over-the-spot investigation and workshop: Within 30 days from the invitation to take part in the Competition
Inquiries by the participants: Within 30 days from the over-the-spot investigation and workshop
Replies to the participants’ inquiries: Within 30 days from the deadline for the submission of inquiries
Deadline of the Competition stage: On the 120th day following the date of the fax with the invitation to take part in the Competition
Notification of the final results: Within 90 days from the deadline of the Competition stage

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