From a former power plant

To the first "Smart Village" of the Mediterranean coast



A brand new Marina, providing a wide range of berths and waterfront houses


Refurbishment of the main existing industrial structures and their reuse within the Marina


Protect and display the historical and archaeological events and artefacts of the area


Multifunctional tourist centre, to act as a landmark for the neighbouring areas


Private high-end dwellings and villas with direct access to the docks


With this project, a significant portion of refurbished land will be returned to the local community, promoting sustainable development in the neighbouring territory and landscape.
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1. Parks and green areas

2. Night life

3. Yachting club

4. Waterfront and piazza

5. Docks

6. Port houses

7. Cycling and horse- riding routes

8. Sport city

9. Wellness village

10. Golf villas

11. Social Farm

12. Shipyard


The aim of the project is the complete renovation and conversion of the “Alessandro Volta” ENEL Power Plant. A vast industrial site located between the countryside and the uncontaminated beaches on the northern shores of the Lazio coast.

The project consists of a new Marina carved into the coastal hinterland. The entrance canal connects the inner basin to the sea. Thanks to the existing passage towards the sea, already in the pertinence of the compound, the realization of the canal will not alter the landscape of the littoral zone.

The port will be surrounded by a smart village with several accessory facilities (retail, residential, accommodation, services, sport and leisure) well mixed in a balanced functional program.

Underlying the design are the precepts of ‘smart city’: industrial reconversion, sustainable mobility, landscape integration, low-carb buildings and renewable energy.

The village is conceived to be fully integrated in the surrounding landscape. The urban design is intended to foster visual and physical connection to the moorings and to add value to the pedestrian walks, alternating alleys and little village squares. The internal transport network is structured to minimize the use of traditional vehicles and foster foot traffic, cycling and electric cars.

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