Sofia Bonvicini

Sofia Bonvicini

Bologna, IT


DETROIT: from motor city to rural town

Thesis project.

  • Head prof, UNIFE.: arch. Gabriele Lelli, arch. Alberto Francini
  • Head prof, MERCY,: arch.: Amy Green Deines

exchanging program University of Detroit Mercy and University of Architecture, Ferrara(UNIFE).

• Mine thesis project started in Octorber, 2009 Detroit, at Mercy University and ended in Ferrara, July 2010 with my graduation in Architecture.
The project was concentred on the urban redevelopment of Detroit’s area throught the sustainable energy and the social movement of *Urban Farming.
I worked with the techincal support of prof. Enzo Martinelli, agronomist.
I create an entire urban strategy and then I project a rural village, completly self sufficienty.
• The working thesis was developed throught twelve A1 layout and a 200 pages book.
The final graduation was 100/110 poins.

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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Detroit, MI, US