Ex Holiday House “E.N.PA.S.”

Cristoforo Colombo St 32, Cesenatico, Municipality of Cesenatico, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy
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Holiday house for children
Year of build:
Original name:
Holiday House “E.N.PA.S.”
The building was not built according to architectural codified canons
Paolo Porteghesi
Past and Present Ownership of the Building/Site:
Public ownership (Italian Ministry of the Interior)

Architectural Description

The main building is composed of three pavilions stellar structure on three floors above ground. In each pavilion, the scale and the central corridors connecting the three dormitories-bathrooms-room personnel nuclei, selfsufficient and independent. The set of halls are connected by means of paths covered with a hexagonal two-storey building, which houses a large recreation room and the refectory. A fifth building, isolated, two-level, was destined to isolation is partly used for staff accommodation.

History and Historical Context

It is a complex designed by architect Paolo Porteghesi (1931-) as a holiday home for the children of the employees of state then called E.N.P.A.S. and it was built between 1963 and 1965.

Values of the Building

The complex has been declared of Arctic historical interest by Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.