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Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects

Architecture | July 29, 2016 |

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha HadidImage courtesy of Zaha Hadid

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects

Located on the public quay that extends into Salerno’s working harbor and marina, the new maritime terminal continues the city’s relationship with the sea and establishes new links; connecting Salerno’s rich maritime traditions with its historic urban fabric and beyond to the hills that frame the city. Like an oyster, the terminal’s hard, asymmetric shell protects the softer elements within; sheltering passengers from the intense Mediterranean sun during the popular tourist season.

 

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha HadidImage courtesy of Zaha Hadid

 

The new maritime terminal is composed of three primary interlocking components: administration offices for national border controls and shipping lines; the terminal for international ferries and cruise ships from around the world; and the terminal for the local and regional ferries. The quayside gently rises as passengers approach the terminal from the city, indicating the gradually sloping path of ramps within the building which raise passengers to the embarking level of large ships and ferries. The terminal’s interior arrangement orientates and leads passengers through a sequence of interior spaces that flow into each other and are organized around focal points such as the restaurant and the waiting lounge.

 

Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha HadidImage courtesy of Zaha Hadid

 

At night, the glow of the terminal near the harbour entrance will act as a lighthouse to the port, welcoming visitors to the city. From its terraces and windows, the terminal offers spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast, the Gulf of Salerno and the Cilento. Positano, Capri, Paestum and Pompei are also nearby. The new terminal will greatly improve the accessibility and experience for visitors to the region’s renowned cultural attractions, coastline and countryside.

 

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