I am pleased to inform you that the international Ghost Town Refuge competition organized by YAC in partnership with Craco Ricerche srl is currently being published. Great enthusiasm and great happiness. Craco will be the subject of a large international competition for teams involving young architects. Great international jury. Info and contacts on our websites and social networks.

Pino Lacicerchia, president of Craco Ricerche srl


Craco Ricerche srl services for designers participating in the competition

  • 100€ – Online download of specialized documentation with historical technical, photographic and engineering geological documentation

  • 150€ – On-site technical inspection, includes:

    • Free download of the specialized documentation files
    • Support from our staff
    • Access in areas not included in the normal visit paths
  • 250€ – On-site technical inspection and stay in Craco, includes:

    • Free download of the specialized documentation files
    • Support from our staff
    • Access in areas not included in the normal visit paths
    • Full board stay (bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner) x 1 person/night
  • – € Transfer to and from airport or train station (to be assessed based on the Pick Up location)

  • NB: the prices include VAT, do not include the € 15 Craco Card, useful for the normal visit of the Museum Scenographic Park.

  • For custom requests, contact us:

    • Saverio Grippo  +39 327 438 6948    progetti@cracomuseum.eu
    • Nicola Lisanti    +39 388 098 0915    info@cracoricerche.net

List of documentation materials available to competitors.

  1. Craco presentation (ENG)
  2. Report of the site’s historical profile (ITA)
  3. Acts of transfer of 1964 geological service and geo-engineering report 1996 (ITA)
  4. Technical scientific report Enea MURST Unesco1998 Report
  5. Multi-Temporal and Quantitative Geomorphological Analysis on the Large Landslide of Craco Village (ENG)
  6. tuff_ town 2009 Project report Lacicerchia (ENG)
  7. HD orthophotocenter (722MB)
  8. Cadastral plan of the center before the landslide
  9. Cadastral plan with Rione Sant’angelo and Monastero
  10. Video drone shooting
  11. “Strolling in time” DVD presenting the Craco experience
Download servizi di Craco Ricerche per GHOST TOWN REFUGE  Download the PDF of the participation notice for the competition


The withdrawal of the digital documentation file can take place both on-site, during the inspection phase, and through the request by email to info@cracoricerche.net.

  1. Ask by email for a copy of the file and / or site survey. By e-mail, specific materials and services will be provided.
    Make the transfer to the current accountReport CC 16101 85404
    European bank details (IBAN): IT 88 R 01030 16101 000008540433
    BIC code: PASCITM1MT1
  2. Send the application file attaching a copy of the transfer.
  3. The documentation will be sent to the email provided by the competitor.
  4. The documentation obtained may not be transferred to third parties and used for other purposes.
  5. Those who intend to carry out the technical inspection must apply and contact our service with which to plan the activity, accommodation and payments. 50% must be cleared upon booking the inspection.

The data processing manager for Craco Ricerche is Mr. Nicola Lisanti