[automatically translated] Assistance is granted for one of the most delicate and difficult steps that the contemporary architect is called upon to address and resolve in designing the restoration of a historic building when you can no longer return to the original function. The brief statement analyzes three examples, quite different, both belong era, which for cultural approach: the tepidarium of the Baths of Diocletian, adapted from Michelangelo to Christian basilica (1561-1564), the Gare d'Orsay, converted into Museum after 1979 (ACT-Architecture and Gae Aulenti), and a former church in the town of Aragon, near Agrigento, adapted to the Library in 1983 or so. From these examples it is drawn numerous critical insights on the conceptual and operational issues involved in the reuse of the monumental buildings.
|Title of host publication||La concezione dello spazio in architettura. Frequentazione didattica nella Valle dell'Oreto|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|