Architecture gets an Alping hand
Luca Gibello, editor of Italian magazine Il Giornale dell’Architettura, has put together an exhibition, currently running in Udine, northwest Italy, on the design of Alpine buildings. Many Brits may primarily think of the Alps as a place for winter holidays, but of course there are plenty of summer visitors and they in particular need refuges such as this one:
For all these reasons, Alpine buildings were among the most interesting that I covered when I wrote a book on Extreme Architecture. And I never fail to be excited when I see another good example – it helps of course that they are in photogenic, even if inaccessible, surroundings.