Stefano Boeri unveils Amatrice Food Village in town devastated by earthquake

Tourists used to flock in droves to the historic town of Amatrice for its famous pasta and scenery—until a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy in August 2016 and reduced the village to rubble. One year later, the town finally has reason to rejoice after the tragic event. Stefano Boeri Architects recently completed the Amatrice Food Village, a new facility built entirely of innovative and low-cost timber construction, which marks a post-earthquake turning point as a new tourist attraction…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/stefano-boeri-unveils-amatrice-food-village-in-town-devastated-by-earthquake
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