“Beyond Ruins” - The light that tells
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“Beyond Ruins” is the name of the Summer School involving for ten days (from August 28 to September 6) the students of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II in a restoration project of the historic center of Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi (Avellino) affected by the earthquake of 1980.


For this small town in the province of Avellino, where the reconstruction after the earthquake has produced an urban scenario where new artifacts and "made ​​safe" ruins live together unable to restore a lost harmony, Beyond Ruins wants to be a dynamic urban laboratory in which implement tangible projects consistent with the historical and cultural layers of the place. The main objective is to structure a new way of living in the community that funds on common identity the enthusiasm and the desire to reconfigure the relationship between citizenship and territory.


Filippo Cannata has offered its contribution to the ambitious initiative illustrating in a meeting with the students the principles of urban lighting as a narrative of the history and identity of a place. A pleasant conversation on the relationship between light and architecture, on the benefits of efficient lighting, the most appropriate technical choices in terms of enhancement of the landscape. A meeting on the beauty of light that flows, penetrates, reflects. Light that tells and gives emotion.