The path forward for the Project is cleared

A little before Christmas, the planning documentation was signed allowing for the project to move forward.  On the 24th of January, 2020 a press conference was held with:
Giamila Carli, Mayor of Santa Luce,
Vincenzo Ceccarelli, Councillor for City and Urban Planning, Italy Tuscany Region,
Massimiliano Angori, President of the Province of Pisa,
Architect Dario Barabino, Technical Area Manager of the Municipality of Santa Luce,
Filippo Scianna, President of the Italian Buddhist Union,
Ven. Massimo Stordi, President of the Sangha Association,
Michele Cernuto, Director of the Lama Tzong Khapa Buddhist Institute,
Maria Sargentini, Project Coordinator for the future Buddhist Monastery

Also attending were the team led by architect Gino Zavanella and architect Mauro Ciampa of Ciampa – Lazzeroni.

This led to some interest from the local and regional newspapers:

For more information see:

Press conference invitation

Press release by the Mayor of Santa Luce and the Tuscany Provincial President

Press release by the Sangha Association