Stefano Boeri Architetti presents a project to grant greater visibility to the Matera Centrale FAL rail station: a true urban landmark for Matera 2019

Today, in Matera, Stefano Boeri Architetti presented the aesthetic and functional renovation project for the FAL station Matera Centrale.

The project will be one of the high points of Matera 2019 and brings greater visibility to the Matera Centrale FAL station, no longer conceived only as a necessary service facility, but also as a true urban landmark, in step with the role of the city of Matera in Europe.

A recognizable public space, the station becomes an integral part of the pedestrian plaza, directly connected to the main routes of access to the nearby historical city.

A large opening in the roof slab of the underground tunnel directly connects the two parts of the station – above and below ground – bringing natural light and ventilation to the tunnel.

The project also includes a new building for the ticket office and other services.

Construction is slated to begin on 1 June 2018.

I lavori partiranno il 1° giugno 2018.