More to Calabria than Pasta

This is a really excellent reuse of existing infrastructure, and is a beautiful example of how great design adds value and importance to our lives. So now you can go to Calabria for the amazing food AND the excellent thought.

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A bridge that repurposes abandoned viaducts, produces energy AND looks futuristically sleek? Yes, it can be true, and it is Italy’s proposed Wind Turbine Viaduct called “Solar Wind.” Southern Italy is dotted with unused viaducts, and rather than spending $50 million to tear them down, town officials near Calabria held a competition called “Solar Park South,” open to designers and engineers asking them to come up with an environmentally conscious way to re-use the existing structures.

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