Usually, on CuteDecision.com we talk about how modern technology and design change people’s lives. Today we will tell you about the opposite process, about the Italian village of Torri Superiore, which decided to return to the Middle Ages. But it’s the Middle Ages, which does not alter the present , which took from her all the best, but ignored all the bad!
The village Torri Superiore is in the mountains in northeast Italy, near the border with France and some twenty kilometers from the Mediterranean coast. Founded in the 13th century, it was never very successful, very famous and very large. In the 18th century, this small town (a few high-rise buildings, a couple of streets) reached their maximum population, and then began to decline. People were leaving from there, the houses were destroyed. Until a few years ago the Italian authorities have decided not to rebuild this village. Moreover, to reconstruct it as an experiment. Torri Superiore was declared a testing ground for cultural initiatives and environmental experiments.
Torri Superiore now – it’s a true branch of the Middle Ages in the middle of the European industrial Italy. Here you see the cars, satellite dishes, towers of mobile communication, multi-level car interchanges, skyscrapers, new windows and other attributes of modernity. The maximum that is of Civilization in the village – it’s solar panels that produce electricity for a modest elektronuzhd Torri Superiore.
But here you can now see a lot of people from around the world (of a complex of buildings designed for Torri Superiore simultaneous residence in it 160 people) who come here to live a simple but rich life. Here you can work in the garden or in the workshops (pottery, carpentry, smithy), you can graze the cows and goats and milk them, beat cheese. You can work in the kitchen (it, incidentally, one for all village, there are also common and refectory). You can weave of wool cloth and then try to make it a simple peasant clothes.
The main task of Torri Superiore – is to achieve full self-sufficiency. After all that is needed for healthy living, is near. We need only look around carefully and understand it!
Where is ultra-modern medieval castle Maison L versus this medieval village Torri Superiore!