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PROJECT SUMMARY

Waterpower – Renewal Strategy for the Mulini Valley

The project uses water as the central theme with the preservation of a number of historic buildings and maintaining aesthetic balance between existing and new structures.

Set in the magnificent context of the steep valley of the River Canneto rising between Amalfi and Scala, this project aims to recover a landscape and a system of pre-industrial water mills currently in danger of collapse beyond repair.

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“A fusion of preservation and innovation” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Transferable solutions to renewal – preservation and innovation in Italy
 
Holcim Awards competition goes global
 
Gold for a development and renewal project
 
“Combining historic preservation and contemporary architectural expression” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2005 for Europe
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Project Details
Location
Amalfi, Italy
Authors
Luigi Centola
MAIN AUTHOR
Luigi Centola
Centola & Associati, Italy
Mariagiovanna Riitano
FURTHER AUTHORS
Mariagiovanna Riitano
University of Salerno, Italy
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2005
Europe
Awards
Silver 2006
Global
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