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Umbriano it's a long since abandoned castle of which currently remains a square tower, surrounded by a group of buildings of the VIII century. Traces of a much older settlement, however, are evidenced throughout the complex.

The village has a pyramid structure, with the tower, situated at the summit, with the walls on the sides of the tower and the building fabric that degrades towards the valley.

The units are developed, primarily, on two/three levels, with the lower floor originally used as a barn or warehouse and the top floor used as a residence of two to four rooms, generally distributed on a single floor, or more rarely on two floors connected by an internal staircase.

There are also the ruins of a small church, which offers the facade towards those who comes from the valley.

Among the various buildings, all rather homogeneous, is distinguished a building characterized by a greater attention to details of the openings and the presence of a sacred image now almost unreadable. Elements that possibly show it as the residence of a prominent personage.

The village is currently in a state of decay and neglect, and it is possible to identify three different categories of buildings, corresponding to different states of decay: crumbling buildings, the remains of which allow, however, a sufficiently exhaustive understanding of the whole; buildings which, while keeping the vertical load-bearing walls, have suffered the collapse of their floors; buildings that have a reasonable state of preservation of the main structures but a general state of disrepair of the complementary structures and of the finishing elements.

The proposed project is aimed at the recovery of the castle of Umbriano in its entirety.

As for the village, the work will be aimed at making the buildings a destination for residential, tourism and productive settlements, hotel and other accommodations.

Very important to note is that there are also other possibilities for these structures according to the needs of the new owner.

As for the roads inside the village, they will be solely for pedestrian and stylistically kept similar to the existing ones, in terms of material and composition.

The parking lots due to the intervention were designed to live mainly underground as to not have visual impact along the access road to the village.

From the quantitative point of view, the proposed project consists on the construction of a total of about 8,000 cubic meters of built, distributed on n. 28 separate units, as well as common areas (such a solarium, restaurant, walkways and covered parking areas) and surrounding land for about 20,000 square meters.

It's important to note that the project, so hypothesized, has obtained all necessary regulatory approvals, and it is so ready for its immediate implementation.



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