Colle degli Agrumi – Citrus Hill, Catania, Sicily design by Matteo Cainer Architecture in the hills of Piedimonte Etneo lies a magical destination, a special kind of retreat with framed views of Mount Etna
There is not much contemporary architecture on the island but buildings of note are an intervention in Palermo by Carlo Scarpa, Palermo’s department store and a massive modern church building in Siracusa. We cover completed Sicilian buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Sicily.
If you enjoy historic architecture the city will be very attractive, in fact it has been really successful at retaining its patina – both the historic streets and spaces of the four old quarters but also the texture of the stone paving and building facades. Essentially it is a well preserved ancient city, once part of the Roman Empire.