>THE NEW LUNGARNO
An impeccable way to begin taking the measure of Florence is to consider the role of Arno in the shaping and the historical life of the city – a role that has been crucial in the past but seem to lose its importance today. The manifestation of Florence was embodied by the nature of the river, though the city now sees it as an inconvenience and only rarely it is used as it once was. By creating a threshold space at the Arno’s edge, the new dramatic experience is created which would reunite its residents with the river and give it prominence that it once had. In 1175 it reawaked trade, now it will revitalize its city life.
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