Remodelling ruins to preserve rural heritage

July 9, 2019 - General

Luzzone, located some 2,150 meters high in Ticino’s Malvaglia valley, was a small hamlet used by mountain herders and their livestock. It was abandoned in the 1950s and today lies mostly in ruins. But this past weekend, the workshop’s 120 participants teamed up to restore and remodel the ancient structures.

Around 120 architecture students, including some from EPFL, took part in a unique workshop on Mount Luzzone
in Ticino on 6–7…

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Source: archeo

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