Il palazzo del Gran Maestro di Rodi (Grecia): fra restauro, ricostruzione e valorizzazione

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The essay investigates the extraordinary fortified architecture, commissioned of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, of the Palace of Grand Master of Rhodes (Greece), presenting the various restorations that took place over the years, from 1912 to 1940, when Rhodes and the nearby Aegean Islands were an Italian possession. The knowledge of the restauration work carried aut in the building, their designers (for example Giulio Jacopi, Pietro Lojacono and Vittorio Mesturino) and the cultural principles that inspired them, today remain useful to better address the necessary restoration interventions and the continuous maintenance, and for proper conservations and use. Certainly a greater knowledge of the Gran Master Palace, also through modern systems, will therefore the understanding of the architecture, declared, since 1988, together the town of Rhodes Word Heritage Site, Greece and Italy effect of the communions of values, which must remain the main feature of our Europe
Original languageItalian
Title of host publication8_Defensive Architecture of the Mediterranean
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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