Reuse the Ruin – Summer Architecture Workshop has been an intensive summer course specifically oriented to provide a full experience in architectural restoration, from the theory to the details.

Lectures and reviews by international architects and Italian University Professors (Florence and Pisa); an applied workshop about the ghost town of Castelvecchio (San Gimignano), with a site inspection and a public final exhibition of the projects.

The workshop took place from 23 July to 1 August 2021 in Florence (Italy).

Learning Architecture Restoration in Florence

Workshop study case: The ghost town of Castelvecchio (San Gimignano, Siena)

Photos of the site inspection with the local association "Gruppo Storico Castelvecchio."

Lectures at Museo Marino Marini

The workshop lectures have been held in Museo Marino Marini, one of the most important museums of Florence.

Workshop at Officina Creativa Monastery

The workshop sessions have been held in Officina Creativa, a former convent reused as a multipurpose space.

Teaching Staff


Studio Totale

Filoferro Architetti

Dedalo Building Lab