Campus SANPAOLO is the new university residence of the city of Turin, born to offer students, teachers, and researchers, a new quality place with accessible costs and to offer the SanPaolo neighbourhood of the city new and large meeting spaces. Built in a big area of 8,000 square metres, the building will host 537 beds fully integrated within the University City of Turin plan promoted by the local authority, representing one of the main initiatives towards the provision of housing.
The Campus has been built by the SGR Fabrica, Cassa depositi e prestiti SGR Group thanks to “Fondo (Fund) ERASMO” together with an important financial institution,INPS; it consists of two buildings of 7 and 4 floors, in the shape of an “L” , with the aim of forming a “court” open to the city.
The Residence includes different types of accommodation: single or double rooms, one/two roomed apartments, and also a hotel with 48 rooms. Every flat is fully furnished and equipped with private restrooms, WiFi connection and kitchenettes, whereas the rooms have communal kitchens available to the students on every 4th-5th-6th floor, in addition there is a big communal kitchen overlooking the inner square of the Campus.
Following the best international examples, SANPAOLO Campus offers a wide range of facilities such as: study halls, an internet point,WiFi connection, photocopiers, a bar, a gym, a laundry room, a car park, bike sharing and 24hr surveillance .
The property has been built according to standards of excellence, accessibility, reduction of environmental impact and energy saving, on a plan of a particularly high technological level, combined with detailed and updated plant solutions, including photovoltaic and geothermal systems allowing the whole building to be classified ‘A’ for its energy efficiency..
The Campus is run by Sharing Srl, a young company promoted by D.O.C. s.c.s. which already operates in Turin working on the first Italian project for temporary housing in Via Ivrea 24 (470 beds) SHARING | TORINO. Sharing Srl is also planning new models for university residences. They will apply private contractual arrangements, with fixed rental fees, in full observance of the maximum rates indicated in the call for tenders announced by the Council.