A project which channels local expertise and cultural reality, challenging the urban investments to promote a place to reconsider the rural and to give value to the territory.
Gambero Rosso illustrates the Slow Village project in its different steps. From Slow Food Freespace presentation at La Biennale di Venezia by Stefano Boeri and Carlo Petrini – gastronome and Slow Food funder – during the collateral event Across Chinese Cities – The Community.
The project conjugate architecture, territory, culture and gastronomy in a cultural rural values celebration space which improves life conditions of its residents. Stefano Boeri Architetti China defines a school, a library and a small museum, a trio of spaces for sharing and epicenters of the rural culture, junctions of a diffuse infrastructure which contrasts contemporaneous phenomena of depopulation and abandon of rural centers in favour of the urban ones.
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