A “Christmas Tale of a Post-Quake Reconstruction”: Amatrice, the new year zero, by Stefano Boeri Architetti

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Stefano Boeri. Stefano Boeri Architetti – Stefano Boeri, Corrado Longa, Marco Giorgio, Julia Gocalek, Daniele Barillari
Structural design.- Ing. Mirko Degano, Ing. Loris Borean. Plant engineering.- Ing. Federico Fistarol, Ing. Andrea Sava, Ing. Giorgio Paron. Urban design.- Arch. Sandro Stefanini. Economic evaluation.- GAD SRL
Main Collaborators
The proyect would never have seen the light without the impassioned enthusiasm and the perseverance of the restaurateurs, the municipal administrators and the entire population of Amatrice.
Corriere della Sera newspaper and the TV News program of La 7 have collected donations from all over Italy, the firm of Stefano Boeri Architetti has donated and coordinated the project.
Comitato “Un Aiuto Subito – Terremoto Centro Italia 6.0” – Corriere della Sera , Tg La7
ATI Domusgaia Srl e Legnolandia Srl
8,000 m²
Main Materials
The region of Friuli Venezia Giulia has made an operative contribution through the Innova FVG Consortium in the way of prefabricated modular wood elements, produced in the same region.


Stefano Boeri, born in 1956, is a Milan-based architect and since June 2011 he is Councillor for Culture, Design and Fashion for the Municipality of Milan. From 2004 to 2007 he was editor in chief of “Domus” international magazine. From 2007 to 2011 he was editor in chief of the international magazine “Abitare”. Professor of Urban Design at the Politecnico di Milano, he has taught as visiting professor at Harvard GSD, MIT, Berlage Institute and Architectural Association, among others. Since 2007 he is the director of the international festival of architecture FESTARCH. Recently he has curated “Sao Paulo Calling” a project about informal settlements, promoted by the Segretaria de Habitaçao of Sao Paulo.




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