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Civita Castellana

New Cliffside Residential Complex Proposal / Romano Adolini Architetto

01:00 - 18 April, 2013
New Cliffside Residential Complex Proposal / Romano Adolini Architetto, Courtesy of Romano Adolini Architetto
Courtesy of Romano Adolini Architetto

Romano Adolini Architetto shared with us their design for a new residential complex, carved into the vertical face of an abandoned tufa stone quarry in Civita Castellana, near Viterbo, Italy. Their scheme is a modern reinterpretation of a manner of living and behaving which responds to the need to distance oneself from outside, a new dimension of hidden isolation, of seeking silence and meditation. It is also a new solution to the rehabilitation of quarry sites, currently abandoned and forgotten industrial by-products, located in wonderful landscapes and destined otherwise to become illegal dumping grounds. More images and architects' description after the break.