On the island of San Erasmo in Venice, this filter station signed C + S Associati stretching his tall figure in the landscape, purified and blind.
Italian architectural firm based in Treviso, C + S Associati consists of Carlo Cappai and Maria Alessandra Segantini. On their project, they specify:
"Located in the lagoon of Venice, on the southeastern edge of Sant'Erasmo island, is the depurator share of the general urban and environmental upgrading of the island.
The fragility of the island, ict indefinite contours and shores That Change
thickness with the tide, the beautiful Austrian battery, the regular division of the artichoke cultivations and the internal canals give the building character share of ict.
Four rough and one meter thick parallel walls, built in reinforced concrete colored with red pigment, Become the structure of the space qui building form, like the ruins of an old austrian battery, at the time Sami olefins structure and shape.
The spaces entre les concrete structures are closed by full-height panels Iroko That May be ouvert at the entrance and in the areas used for unloading of dust.
The red concrete walls aussi serve as basic structures for the design of the landscape. "
Photo credits: Pietro Savorelli
For more information, visit the website C + S Associati.