WIT Press


Interdisciplinary Approach For The Restoration Of The Church "La Madonna Della Pieta"

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR010621

Volume

55

Pages

15

Published

2001

Size

2,058 kb

Author(s)

V. Caputo, A. Guida, F. Gizzi, N. Masini & A. Tataranno

Abstract

An interdisciplinary approach for the restoration of old monuments and ancient buildings of historical and architectural value is nowadays widely accepted as the key to the assessment of the problem, and hence to the evaluation of an appropriate solution. This paper reports an interesting example of fruitful co- operation between specialists having widely different backgrounds, provided by the analyses performed for the restoration of the Church "Madonna della Pieta" in Irsina (Matera, Italy). The analyses, carried out by a team composed of an architect, a geotechnical engineer, a geologist and a structural engineer, provided a reasonable interpretation of the damages that had occurred, and allowed us to evaluate dif

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