Roberto Pane e la cultura architettonica e urbana siciliana degli anni cinquanta

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[automatically translated] This paper aims to outline the influences exerted by Roberto Bread on architectural and urban Sicilian culture of the '60s, it conveyed through the contributions of the two protagonists of that culture Edoardo Caracciolo (30.11.1906-1962), prof. Town Planning and Guido Di Stefano (2.2.1906-8.9.1962), prof. History of Art, both prematurely disappeared in 1962. Both definitely had opportunities to meet with our own, the one more specifically through the INU, the other through Italy Nostra. Explicit references to Roberto Pane are in the plan of the old town Rehabilitation of Palermo (1959) on the rules limiting the volumes and the heights and in the contemporary PRG but above all there has been an extraordinary expression of identity in certain statements of Di Stefano. Moreover both, Di Stefano Caracciolo, have significantly worked, starting from the definition of environmental values, respectively, for the historic center of Palermo and to Erice. The first inserting in the implementing rules of the Plan of environmental values ​​cleansing, environmental areas and urban landscapes to be safeguarded with the PRG surpassing the one hand, an even recovery concept linked to exclusive motivations sanitary-drainage, on the other proposing a protection injunction and not bureaucratic but living element and inspiring urban architectural intervention in an old center. The second author of the PRG to Erice, shown in the landmark conference of Gubbio in 1960. But even the influence of the thought of Roberto Pane was felt in many other occasions such as the debate developed after the Agrigento landslide occurred in 1966 and which would have led to what is considered an "enlightened law" (LR 70/76 on centers historical of Agrigento and Ortigia); or even in the area of ​​historic villas that are thought to protect power with the formation of a regional body specifically created for which Alba Gulì (student of Caracciolo) devoted much of his commitment to teaching as a professor of art of their own gardens activated in 1962 and landscape Assetto since 1982. I think I can safely say that the issue of environmental values ​​was a topic of great debate in those years and in the newly established Faculty of Architecture as well as in protection institutions.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationRoberto Pane tra storia e restauro. Architettura, città, paesaggio
PublisherMarsilio
Pages426-429
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-88-317-0633-9
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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