Matera Railway Station


Restructuring and redevelopment

Redesigned by the Archistar Stefano Boeri, the building renovation project through aesthetic and functional redevelopment, as well as technological and railway adaptation of the existing railway station of Matera. The city of the Sassi, intends to restore greater visibility to the Matera Central Station FAL, an important urban “landmark”, adapted to the primary urban and territorial function that the new service aspires to fulfill. The material used on the GammaStone Natural Air panels is Pietra di Trani which is a local material. In the design the material is used from bottom till top of the structure which shows the a structure with local characteristics rising in the city center.

The project of Stefano Boeri Architetti for the new station of Matera Centrale which will connect the second municipality of Basilicata to the nearest airport of Bari and the rest of Italy with even faster connections.

The New Station is designed to become a recognizable public space, a place that represents the first image that a visitor has when he arrives in the city.

GammaStone AIR slabs represent a state-of-the-art solution that guarantees high performance standards and offers an unparalleled aesthetic beauty. The GammaStone AIR system enables the designer to specify large format panels with confidence. The delicate veins of Trani’s Stone are rendered with great precision and with a three-dimensionality able to transmit an extreme visual depth.