The Castle of Ripafratta, one of the most important fortress of Tuscany, is a ruin since the XVI century. The last renovation was designed by the famous renaissance architect Antonio da Sangallo in 1504, probably in collaboration with Leonardo da Vinci.
Is it possible to bring life back inside this medieval walls?
The answer to this question is in the hands of the architects, the engineers and the students who will participate to this competition.
The submitted projects will be displayed in an exhibition in a historical villa and the winners, in addition of receiving a prize, will be invited to explain their project to the citizens during the “Festival of the Castle”, June 8-9th 2019.
Beginning of the competition
Festival of the Castle, exhibition of the projects, winners announcement.
The submission requests just:
– one A1 size sheet with the drawings of your project
– one A4 size sheet with the explanation of your design strategy
The participation-kit contains:
– drawings 2D CAD
– 3D Digital Model
– aerial and ground pictures
– 3d physical model pictures
– Historical report.