"INSEDIAMENTI RURALI A CORTE NELLA SICILIA OCCIDENTALE. LA TENUTA DELLO ZUCCO DI HENRI D'ORLEANS, DUCA D'AUMALE"

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The study investigates the transformations of the fortified rural complex closed courtyard of the estate of Zucco, florida nineteenth-century Sicilian farm actually inserted in the Province of Palermo in the territory of Carini, in a large former fiefdom. The rural well today in a state of partial abandonment, he met, from the mid nineteenth century, with the initiative entrepreneurial and financial availability of the owner Henri d'Orléans, duc d'Aumale, its maximum architectural splendor and productive. After an examination morpho / typological on rural settlements in the court of Western Sicily, the book reconstructs, through bibliographic sources, photographers, cartographers and iconography that you and unpublished archival records the chronological changes, typological changes and historical layers of the rural residence, moving, even in the form of drawings, metric information taken from manuscripts inventories. The knowledge process undertaken documents the deterioration of buildings and of the walls providing useful clues to future redevelopment and site use.
Original languageItalian
PublisherKappa
Number of pages165
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978-88-6514-048-2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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