In Switzerland, the project of the longest ice rink in the world

Category:

A long strip of land, the area of the airfield of Ambri Piotta in the Leventina Valley in High Ticino, is about to be transformed into an hypermodern and almost unique ice rink, an opportunity of re-launch for development of Leventina and of upgrading of the tourist attractiveness in the entire region. The pioneering project bears the acronym “SPAP” Suisse Projets Ambri Piotta, an idea born from architect Marco Giussani of Suisse Projets and which becomes an “attractor, a sort of touristic-commercial catalyst capable of characterizing the region  increasing its user base” as the Suisse Projets writes, with offices in Mezzovico and Bironico, in the Region of the Canton Ticino, Switzerland. Basically, the runway of the airport of Ambri will be turned in the longest skating rink in the world, which will also become the set of important events along the winter period: 10 000 sqm. of artificial ice thanks to refrigerants carpets laid on the asphalt for a length of one kilometer, with 10,000 sqm of trenches and exhibition areas for 18.000 sqm.

Marathon skating, cross dog sledding, curling, the longest snow slide rafts in the world for Christmas market and skating are just some of the events that SPAP could accommodate, in the interest of the entire region, “A project able to integrate not only in the morphology of the landscape but also in the culture and tradition of the place”as the architect Marco Giussani says, the same who designed the Splash and Spa Rivera-Monteceneri (Switzerland).

www.suisseprojets.com

sponsored
sponsored

Related Posts

High Jewellery Ball: de Grisogono and Petra Peter’s Events at the Badrutt’s Palace in St. Moritz

Inauguration of the new year in St. Moritz with a great event, featuring the prestigious brand de Grisogono, one of the most exclusive and creative high-end jewelery houses in the world

SIHH 2019: Ressence Type 2 e-Crown

On display at the Le Carré des Horologers, the section dedicated to the independent brands at SIHH 2019, Ressence Type 2 presented in its final version is the first mechanical watch with an intelligent crown. Type 2 starts with the innovative patented Ressence Orbital Convex System (ROCS). This mechanism allows a clearer and more immediate reading of the time; the information is in fact displayed on a single plane, just like the words written on a piece of paper. The brand believes that the idea in this Type exceeds the representation of classical time with a dial and hands.

NOONOOURI, the new face of PHILOSOPHY is an… AVATAR

Once upon a time there were the 90’s super models...while today the testimonials of the brand are certainly...sui generis, as that chosen by Lorenzo Sarafini Philosophy’s for pre-fall 2019 collection. The brunette girl Noonoouri is nineteen years, has 216000 followers on Instagram, is nice and popular (she has already worked with Dior, Versace and Valentino): a real influencer, you think, but with a characteristic that marks her from the other girls: she is an avatar!