Urban Garden “Jhonny Cirillo”

The concept

The project of the urban garden Jhonny Cirillo is aimed at providing a second chance for some young people as an alternative to prison detention.

The project, conceived as a public space, is composed of 4 main areas:
– a cultivation terrace for aromatic plants and fruit trees, characterized by educational paths;
– a multifunctional wooden pavilion conceived as a space for the sale and processing of agricultural products, exhibition space, or reception space during events. The pavilion will be dotted with brick structures that will border outdoor study rooms;
– an area dedicated to events, art, theatre, and music;
– an area for breeding and beekeeping.

All this will be accompanied by a series of interventions aimed at soil regeneration.

The construction of this place will be done by training courses and do-it-yourself workshops, bringing together skills in permaculture, computational design, DIY construction in wood and masonry, naturalistic engineering, sustainable design and much more.

This project will not simply be an urban garden. Together we want to build a place of hope, a place of change, because even those who have done wrong deserve a second chance to start growing their future again.

Construction site

Work in progress

CREDITS

Location : Scafati, Italy
State of works : Under construction
Year : 2021
Team : Pio Lorenzo Cocco, Andrea Fiore, Chiara Corvino, Giuseppe Villano, Luigi Di Pietro, Stefania Vestuto, Alexandre Apruzzese, Jhonny Cirillo, Antonello Cirillo, Angela Di Somma, Don Peppino De Luca, Francesca Agnese, Diego Pérez Benvenuti, Franco Bolino, Adriana Campanile, Bianca Capece, Roberta Caraviello, Teresa Carotenuto, Dario Castellani Tarabini, Damiano Cirillo, Domenico Cocco, Giovanni Cocco, Mariangela Concilio, Pietro Contaldi, Lucrezia Corna, Noemi Curcio, Antonio Curerà, Giuseppe Curerà, Serena D’Agostino, Alessandro Damiani, Zoe De Pascale, Rosalia De Vivo, Lena Dhalluin, Lorenzo Di Gioacchino, Eco, Ciro Esposito, Giuseppe Federico, Gabriela Fernández Balmaceda, Daniele Ferrari, Cristel Ferraro, Ottavio Ferulano, Francesca Fidaleo, Roberto Fitzko, Gaetano Gallo, Fulvia Gherardelli, Roberto Iovinelli, Leonilde Langella, Annunziata Lustro, Arianna Macchia, Viola Maffessanti, Mario Malafronte, Carlo Margherita, Antonio Matrone, Riccardo Mecozzi, Filippo Meglioli, Eliana Nigro, Lucia Palumbo, Edda Papaccio, Raffaele Pierucci, Eros Rossi, Roberto Sbordone, Noemi Scafati, Maria Scarfato, Andrea Sgherza, Rossella Siani, Mariasole Sicignano, Anna Sobczak, Davide Spaletra, Giorgio Strasso, Arturo Tedeschi, Antonio Terranova, Nunzia Tramontano, Isabella Verrone, Zeno Zoppi
Ph. : Salvatore Pagano

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