The proposed project is at the same time landscape – urban planning – architectural. It is a territorial project. “Territorial” means in particular two things: the first considers the new project as a unique opportunity to transform a piece of urban sprawl in a place able to communicate and enhance a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. The second defines “territorial” a landscape – urban planning – architectural project that is rooted in the geography of the place, that places significant limits on the chaotic growth of urban sprawl, and that draws its strength from an architectural vision that blends but emphasizes the artificiality of buildings. In this vision, the landscape architect and the architect work simultaneously, with very different but complementary signs, to provide new spaces, of territorial size, able to build a better territory. The two signs, the curved line and the straight line, represent two opposite characteristics: the naturalness of the mark left by erosion and the artificiality of the building that are integrated in a unified image. The landscape architect and the architect work simultaneously on the two areas represented by the two signs. Spaces express the force of nature that shaped the landscape and man’s will to stem the chaotic growth, not planned, which profoundly affects the landscape. The bed of the stream that flows towards the river Piave becomes the point of orientation for all road conditions (pedestrian – car – skiing). The long sides of the buildings and the large roof overhang give to the whole bit the necessary force to communicate with the majesty of the landscape. The public buildings (indoor stadium, pool and spa, Hotel) constitute a limit which characterizes the landscape downstream and, at the same time, obliges to densify the residential area upstream according to an approach that considers the geography and the topography of a very important reality. The densification of the area, through the construction of houses that may have different architectural features, is also an important contribution to the qualification of this part of the territory. The relationship between the buildings and the surrounding landscape is taken to the extreme in this project. The context of high mountains inspires respect and veneration, and an empathic approach to the natural character of the site. As said the point of tension in the relationship between building and nature is realized in the twisting line of the stream Kratten that cuts the site to lead to the river Piave.

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