steel and wood towers unify the private balconies, recalling the wooden fishermen’s barracks and the high cranes which mark this side of the Giudecca island. La Giudecca, Venice Picture: Cino Zucchi – Check out TripAdvisor members’ candid photos and videos of La Giudecca. This building is part of a large urban renewal plan on the site of the former Junghans industrial plant on the island of the Giudecca. The general urban scheme.

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Deep loggias of steel and wood reach over the inner courtyard. Next to a brick building stands another brick building; the converted industrial building echoes its original character. giudeccq

From Piazzale Roma, those arriving in Venice by car should then take the same route. The complex of buildings, in part already occupied and that can today be visited, is the outcome of a competition by invitation announced in by a private enterprise in collaboration with the City of Venezia. In the case of the new Judeca Nova complex, this intention is evident in the decision to appoint ciino architects to develop the urban project. La Giudecca represents the largest individual island in Venice.

A copper canopy re-aligns the walkway and a new passage has been opened through the building to allow for a perpendicular connection between the new public spaces.


The strategy is explicitly stated, and developed with lucidity and intelligence. The materials and the technical solutions of the building are very traditional and the details of their use reveal the impossibility of an historicist replica.

Cino Zucchi – Picture of La Giudecca, Venice – TripAdvisor

It is certainly no coincidence that precisely these are the buildings allocated zicchi non-Venetian buyers. Text by Mirko Zardini. We prefer you log in when posting a comment.

The new complex is situated at the centre of the island. The general urban scheme, implemented on the basis of the results of a closed competition won by the author, acts as a sort of microsurgery within the giiudecca body of the city with the construction of a new urban fabric and the renovation of existing industrial buildings converted to residential use.

G1-G2 residential building, ex Junghans area — CZA

A general plan for the whole area an urban improvement scheme was developed from the competition project. And zufchi character is not derived from a reflection on content, programmes or end-uses. The other long side looks out on the new dock and bends toward the open sea at the end. On the new campo, a building alludes graphically to the stone scores of Venetian buildings, while there are continual allusions in the openings, in the cornices and in the deformation of the roofs.

Giudecca in Venice

You can ad links, video’s and even use some HTML! The directions are clear, and useful especially to the non-Venetian. An architecture thought in depth, as a structure, has to decompose in a thousand perceptions which have to be reconstructed by another subject, as a different structure, not ours any giudecda.

The system of open spaces, of calli, campi and gardens, and the relation between the canals and water, or with green areas the little private gardens suggest an idea of continuing Venetian urban space. Evidently many of the potential buyers applying to the real estate agents who are handling the sale of apartments in some of the new buildings erected on the island of Giudecca in the area formerly occupied by the Junghans factories, are cinno in fact Venetian.


Beside its specific attributes generated by the very constrained technical and economical reality of subsidised housing, the project is trying to establish a contemporary attitude toward our urban landscape, which treasures the spatial and formal innovations of the Modern Movement without being trapped into its Sachlichkeit moralisms.

This operation on character is primarily one conducted on the image of the buildings. The D building is a new construction which substitutes an utilitarian building giusecca the corner between two canals. The ex-Junghans precinct is thus opened up to the city, creating a new outlook toward the extraordinary landscape of the Laguna.

This is not an idea of heterogeneity and contrast of the picturesque derived from the unexpected mixtures of the contemporary metropolis. The winner was Cino Zucchi. Rather, it is the reflection of external conditions, of Venetian atmospheres, suggestions, environments.

Some of the industrial buildings have thus been maintained, cut, and transformed, or substituted by other buildings insisting on the same foundations. The five buildings each pursue a particular line of character. This building is part of a large urban renewal plan on the site of the former Junghans industrial plant on the island of the Giudecca. The resistance to urban kitsch, at least in Venice, cannot take the simple forms of structural honesty or adopt fashionable avant-garde attitudes, but forces us to question again the problems of modernity versus permanence and individuality versus the collective artifact of the city.

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