Mantinum Intervention (C3 no.414)


Buzzo Spinelli Architecture

C3 no.414 / pp.14-29 (16 pages)



Mantinum Intervention _ Buzzo Spinelli Architecture

Saint Germain-en-Laye, France, 2020

Materiality anchors new public space in Corsican territory
The Citadel of Bastia, Corsica, sits on a steeply sloping site between the city and the waterfront. The aims of the project, in which the citadel’s environs were restored and redeveloped, were threefold: firstly, to create a pleasant link between the Vieux Port (old port) and the citadel; secondly, to design a ‘theatre of greenery’; and, last but not least, to restore the Romieu garden. […]