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The neighborhood of Corso Lazio, in the city of Frosinone, Italy, can finally enjoy its first public space,that it has been expecting for 25 years now. The sensational garden represents the starting point of a big masterplan to renew and integrate the public spaces and the services to the housing neighborhood. This lack of public spaces generate an absolute degrade of the entire area, and the neighborhood has become an unsustainable dormitory. For this reason the project for the sensational garden amplifies the idea of a relational space filling the social void with an explosive, playful, sensorial and interactive intimate room, like a personal living room in a public realm. The garden is constantly in tension between artificial and natural elements. It is a garden in which users and citizens can find the joy of life, love and get to know each other again and make themselves comfortable with the entire neighborhood, thus renewing the social sustainability of this site in Frosinone. The continuous fight to obtain and respect a citizen’s right to a public space has characterized the development of the building site. In this case we verify a very big paradox. View more View full description
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