On the 22nd of August, Superquark, a famous Italian program of scientific divulgation, spoke about Piuro, one of our case studies. During the episode, they also showed our work at the office and on site.

Piuro is a small village located in the north of Italy, Val Chiavenna, which was destroyed 400 years ago by a landslide. Today, scientists and professionals are working on the archaeological remains of the former village. The territory is a rich mix of several archaeological sites, museum and some points of interest. It is also very rich for the environment and the paths through the mountains, where you can find historical cavities and ancient rock inscriptions.

Now we start to collect the material at disposal, to perform some surveys on the field, both of small objects and both of bigger ruins, and to elaborate the first datasets. We also start to build a network with the local stakeholders, and the aim is to use digital to create more engagement with local people and tourists.

The footage on Superquark highlighted our work so far and synthesised perfectly all the activities performed on site and in office. Below, you can find the link of the footage, available on RaiPlay:


For this wonderful experience, we strongly want to thank all the RAI’s staff, Sergio Castelletti our partner in crime in this project, Daniele Bignami of Fondazione Politecnico, and Piuro’s municipality.

Here we leave you some backstage images:

Stay Tuned!

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