HOMELAND: Brunello Cucinelli is as soon as once more supporting the creative and cultural heritage of his place of birth, the Umbria area.
This time, by means of his Brunello and Federica Cucinelli Foundation, the Italian entrepreneur, in collaboration with profit firm Eni Gas e Luce, will contribute to the financing of the restoration of Perugia’s cathedral, the San Lorenzo Church.
The restoration, which is able to reap the benefits of the nationwide tax bonuses for the renovation of buildings, will give attention to the entrance and facet facades, in addition to the exterior stairs and of the bronze sculpture devoted to Pope Giulio III.
In addition, the stone components will likely be cleaned and concrete inserts will likely be switched with extra acceptable supplies to boost the creative and historic worth of the monument, which was constructed within the coronary heart of Perugia between the 14th and fifteenth centuries.
“When over the years I was passing along our wonderful cathedral, I was always captured by its majesty and beauty and I couldn’t wait to do something to protect it for the next generations. Today, one of my dreams is becoming true,” mentioned Cucinelli, placing the give attention to his love for town of Perugia, not removed from his firm’s headquarters in Solomeo. “John Ruskin used to say that protecting monuments is an act of high morality and respect for history, and I like to think that the work of art that we are going to protect is a supreme symbol of art and spiritual belonging to a whole population.”
Previously, together with the Solomeo medieval village, Cucinelli financed the restoration of the Etruscan Arch and the Morlacchi Theater in Perugia, in addition to the Civic Tower in Norcia.
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