Restoration of the castle of Bivona -Bivona Vibo Valentia

The restoration of the Castle of Bivona, abandoned and in a state of ruin, to become a centre for development of tourism and the protection of the local cultural heritage, includes the securing, consolidation and restoration of the surviving walls and a series of interventions landscaping the surrounding areas, creating a gently sloping walkway for visitor access, and the creation of an internal walkway in wood and cor-ten steel.

Photography & Project by Spira Srl

Photography & Project by Spira Srl Photography & Project by Spira Srl

Additional Info

Abstract:
The castle of Bivona represents – for its monumental and historical interest as much as its archaeological importance and the suggestivity of the site – one of the most significant pieces of cultural heritage in the Vibonese territory. The solid defensive walls, erected on the site of a roman villa and in vicinity of presumable sacred area to preside over the seaport that already existed in the 3rd century B.C., is testimony of its strategic relevance of the site, linked to the control of the harbour and sea traffic.
Servives rendered:
Developed Design and Construction documentation
Date:
2008
Client:
The Vibo Valentia City Council
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