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The 1 euro houses project in Italy have inspired many to investigate the topic of abandoned villages and depopulation. This section of our site is dedicated to those who have published books, interviews, dialogues and more on houses for 1 euro, not excluding the much broader discussion: How to revive small villages, how to develop the campaign and how to raise the quality of life of people?

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Our recommendations

For our readers we have prepared some reading recommendations on the subject of 1 euro houses, abandoned villages and the development of small villages. For those interested, you can read our recommendations and buy the books online.


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Riabitare l’Italia (Repopulating Italy) – book review

In the 1 Euro Houses team we are thrilled to read books like Riabitare l'Italia. Here is the book review.Among the most interesting books that talk about d...
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Territori Spezzati (Broken territories) – book review

Released in 2019, the book Territori spezzati talks about the abandonment of rural areas in Italy. Curated by Giancarlo Macchi Janica and Alessandro Palumbo, T...

La terra chiama – book review

La terra chiama is the newly published book by the author Valentina Boschetto Doorly (Arezzo, 1963). The book is available in Italian. A book on the historical...

Interventions, dialogues, discussions

Over the years, the municipalities with their administrations, schools and other public persons have continued a dialogue on the subject of 1 euro houses and the abandonment of small Italian villages. You can find here a list of videos, interviews and conversations (both in Italian and in other languages) that may be of interest to you.

Go to the list of municipalities participating in the 1 Euro Houses Project