WIT Press

Conservation Of The Modern Rampart Defensive Walls - The Experience Of The City Of Padua

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990631

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

2,265 kb

Author(s)

C. Modena, G. Carbonara & M. Berti

Abstract

The technological and constructive solutions adopted to build defensive walls around the towns had to be substantially updated during the sixteenth century in order to efficiently counteract the devastating effects of the more and more powerful artillery used by attacking armies. The defensive works, in particular, became very complex systems made of sophisticated m

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