Corso Vittorio Emanuele a Palermo, uno studio per riqualificare i palazzi

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[automatically translated] The aim of intervening in the construction of the ancient city fabric privileging the history and conservation of the architectural soul of this study on the sequence of the palaces along the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the founding board of the city of Palermo, and their facades looking degraded and distorted. The close investigation of sixty civil architecture initially was based on a cognitive process that makes use of historical investigation, the geometric survey, analysis of the constituent materials and the recognition of forms of degradation and instability, even in relation to the environmental and anthropogenic causes that produced them. The study is then embodied in a set of design proposals that, even in the individuality of the cases, It takes on the sense of intervention code for the recurrence of some criticality on which it is possible to intervene second coded procedures. The projects proposed in fact represent applications to concrete cases of such procedures: the actions follow guidelines that allow you to recover the historical building continuity interrupted by carelessness, sloppiness or tragic events, including through the revival of materials, construction techniques and lexical patterns that centuries have characterized the local architecture. Nor shall any waiver of considerations involving the physical environment and socio-economic: as an example he cites the complexity of solutions that respect the image and the historical evolution of the building,
Original languageItalian
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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