WIT Press

An Italian Approach To The Preservation Of Historical Monuments

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR950111

Volume

16

Pages

12

Published

1995

Size

1,149 kb

Author(s)

S. D'Agostino & G. Frunzio

Abstract

This paper deals with the contribution that engineering particularly structural engineering, can bring to the preservation of Italian monumental heritage. A more critical cultural strategy is highlighted, which is based on the historical materials used in the finished monument. The paper also shows how various % institutions have managed to cooperate in joint research, even through the objective difficulties in interacting with professionals and private enterprises. 1 Introduction Italy has suffered a long series of earthquakes over the last twenty years. The earthquake that hit the Friuli region in 1975 and the one that devastated vast areas in Southern Italy in 1980 are of particular note. Historical mo

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