[automatically translated] The great engineering works often arouse interest and attention to the relationship established with the places, some competition between the natural environment grandeur and monumentality of the work itself. Sometimes it takes a real reconfiguration of the landscape where the artificial element arrives and reinterprets in a modern representation of the condition of the premises. The Strait of Messina, with the two mighty pillars that look twins from their shores, tells us just one such story. There, where centuries in myth and poetry have merged, forming strong and striking images, it feels fully what happens when the two elements, natural and artificial, interact in a powerful and direct.
|Title of host publication||La freccia del tempo. Ricerche e progetti di architettura delle infrastrutture|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|