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Portfolio – General Contracting

Craiova City Center Rehabilitation

In 2006, UTI started a complex architectural construction project – urban rehabilitation of the civic center of Craiova, completed in 2009, in order to revitalize the city architectural legacy and to improve its attractiveness index.

The project resulted in the complete rehabilitation of the historical center, buildings facades, and infrastructure in order to increase the city’s touristic potential.

The works consisted of:

  • Architectural rehabilitation of the historical town center and building facades
  • Architectural and street lighting
  • Urban furniture and landscaping
  • Water and sewerage networks
  • Musical artesian fountains assembly
  • Public information solutions – info kiosks

The main attraction of the project was the design and execution of an artesian fountain assembly that performs an enchanting aquatic show of music and laser colors effects.

The aquatic show is performed in 7 different colors, while video projections and lasers effects can be performed on the water screen.

The artesian assembly components:

  • LED lightsAquatic entertainment system – providing 8 shapes of movements: curls, rotations, beating wings, fan jets, swirls, geyser, sparkling jets, cascades)
  • 361 submersible color changing
  • Video projectors that creates water screens
  • 42 submersible pumps
  • 120 mini submersible pumps
  • 10 inverters

Water show automation

The show choreography is computer-operated and is accompanied by music. The computer coordinates from a single point:

  • The water jets choreography
  • The music
  • The sound surrounding
  • The laser lights

The system allows an unlimited number of preprogrammed songs on 12 different models of choreographed water jets.

The result

The development of the artesian fountains assembly has contributed to creating a memorable urban landscape and added value to the city of Craiova, placing it on the map of important touristic destinations in the South of Romania.