Client| Port Authority of Savona

Contractor|IMPREURO S.p.A.

Site| Savona Port, Italy

Services| Preliminary, definitive and executive design of the structures, coordination of safety in the planning phase; position assigned following a public tender in May 2001 and performed in a temporary grouping with Eng. Marco Censasorte and the BEA International of Miami – architectural designers and COSTEN S.r.l. – designer of mechanical systems and electrical systems. Direction of the works of the entire intervention, accounting, coordination of security in the execution phase.

Preliminary design of the architecture and master-plan of the port area | Arch: Ricardo Bofill Levi di Barcellona


The maritime station was built with a regular rectangular steel bearing structure whose dimensions are approximately the following:

84 m x 60 m on the axis of the pillars, on the first deck;

69 m x 44 m on the axis of the pillars, on the second deck;

76 m x 50 m, including overhangs, on the roof.

It is laid out on a ground floor, resting on a crawl space, a first level, a mezzanine level divided into two separate parts between them and a large two-pitched roof with a central skylight. A covered walkway continues beyond the main body of the maritime station and is structurally independent from this.

All the floors are made of galvanized corrugated sheet type hi-bond with overhanging casting resting on a secondary framework of commercial steel sections with a maximum light of 10.55 m.

Amount of facilities

€ 4,360,150.00

Full amount of the work

€ 10.740.790,00


Design: September 2001 / April 2002

End of work: 2003.