In the summer, killed 43 people, the Morandi bridge collapsed. By the end of 2019 there will be a new - and the architect himself came from Genoa.
The architect Renzo Piano plans for the new building of the Morandi bridge in Genoa. The Italians will head the project, for a consortium of three large corporations has been selected, informed the Commissioner for the reconstruction, Marco Bucci,.
The bridge was broken in mid-August, 43 people died. Among other things, is determined against the motorway operator Autostrade per l'italia. The new viaduct will stand until the end of 2019. The construction company, Salini-Impregilo, as well as the state-controlled company Fincantieri and ItalFerr to build the bridge for 202 million Euro. "Today is an important step for the future of the city will be fulfilled," said Bucci, who is also the mayor of Genoa.
Piano comes from Genoa. He is the recipient of the Pritzker architecture prize, and has designed buildings all over the world. In Berlin, he stands behind the reconstruction of the Potsdamer Platz, in Cologne, he has designed the world's town house. In the race, also a design by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, is known for its curved buildings, such as, for example, in Valencia, was known. Calatrava had further offered his cooperation, Bucci.