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Young Architects Competitions: Food & wellness club - International Architects competition
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Italian cookery is worldwide appreciated and the very cooking of Bologna excels for many features.
Bologna’s C.A.A.B.® will welcome in 2016 such a 80.000 m2 entertainment centre: F.I.CO®. This structure will host swimming pools, restaurants, orchards, beehives, teaching farms and shopping centres. The aim is to exhibit the made-in-Italy food chain from inception to consumption; more than 9.000.000 tourists per year are hereby expected.
F.I.CO® is planned to become a pivotal international attraction; this will trigger an important territorial redevelopment in order to welcome users and tourist. Food & Wellness Club aims to offer a wellness area for those classy visitors willing to discover both nutrition and body care.
How to blend architecture, food, relax, wellness and seasonality? This the question on which to build a contemporary, ecofriendly design. A notable piece of architecture capable of offering a multisensory, unique experience to its users.
The project site is a former factory located outside Bologna, where the urban fabric meets the countryside (area dairyproducts oriented).