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Alternative Economy City in the Ex-Slaughterhouse

The innovative proposal for the reuse of an abandoned facility – a former slaughterhouse – in Italy is merited for the effort to bring new life to a historical setting. Specifically noteworthy is the idea of site recycling, a measure that promises to generate new activities and connections within the city.

Considerable effort has been made to respond to communal needs while remaining sensitive to the existing context. 

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Restoration and rehabilitation on site completed
Prizes for sustainable construction projects in Europe
“Invigorating new life in a historical setting” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Europe
Project Details
Rome, Italy
Luciano Cupelloni
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Luciano Cupelloni
Luciano Cupelloni Architettura, Italy
Acknowledgement prize 2005
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