An architectural element par excellence, it has been a subject and object for the most famous painters. From Canaletto to Monet, and his contemporary Caillebotte, it has gained a symbolic significance that once again emerges in the new Polcevera viaduct.
Since the collapse of the Ponte Morandi on 14 August 2018, 620 days have passed. In full lockdown, the 19th and last span of the bridge in Genoa is completed, as designed by Renzo Piano and built by PerGenova consortium.
Inhabiting the Morandi bridge: an alternative vision for the regeneration of Genoa’s Polcevera Valley
A study by the Genoa university looks at the reconstruction of Ponte Morandi from a broader perspective, transforming the collapsed bridge into a structure for public use.
After the disastrous crash of the Morandi viaduct on 14 August 2018, it is time to rebuild.
After the disastrous collapse of the bridge this summer, the clearing of the rubble begins to make way for a replacement – which is to be completed by next Christmas.
Following the tragedy that has shaken Italy, we found preserved in our archives, the original project report on the great bridge built in Genoa between 1960 and 1967 by Riccardo Morandi.
The viaduct over the Polcevera stream is by no means the first bridge in Italy to collapse. According to Riccardo Paradisi, the Italian landscape needs care and maintenance.