Restoring Villa Bacchini #ArtTuesday

Stone World explains the restoration of Villa Bacchini that was destroyed in 1980 by the confluence of two avalanches.

Engineer Bacchini — the inventor of the famous Allocchio-Bacchini radio, which had known great success in the golden years of the radio — had built the villa in 1936, having the materials transported on the back of a mule, as at the time only a mule track connected the building to the road system.

It was not difficult for the Harrison family to rebuild the villa as it was. The new owners were literally fascinated by the old photos reproducing its facade, as well as, the famous gardens that surrounded it. The gardens had aroused great interest among Cervinia’s visitors, including Maria Josè Savoia.

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