Gallery: Costa Concordia Architecture Competition Rethinks Disaster to ...

 
The disastrous wreck of the Costa Concordia off the Italian coast was a tragedy that resulted in 32 deaths and still the ship sits in ruins on the reef off Island of Giglio. A new international ideas competition aimed at rethinking the disaster of the wrecked cruise ship recently announced its winners. The proposals seek to rethink the shipwreck and build a new memory and tribute. Four ideas ranging from an artificial reef to public spaces and parks envision new possibilities that transform the disaster into a memorial.

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  1. Christ Jan Wijtmans February 9, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Hi Bidgette, i love you articles they are well written and interesting :)

  2. RemyC February 7, 2013 at 10:16 am

    A great page from the BBC on the salvage operation: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19962191

  3. divinite@telus.net December 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    I’m not sure that it’s always so valuable to post conceptual stuff, granted, the competition may have occured, someone might have one, but none of these will ever be executed in reality. There is already a process in place that will salvage the remains as was aired on a recent 60 minutes see
    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-57559311/costa-concordia-salvaging-a-shipwreck/

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