Memory and essentiality in the transformation of the anthrophic environment in Campania (Italy)

De Masi, Alessandro (2008) Memory and essentiality in the transformation of the anthrophic environment in Campania (Italy). In: 16th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Finding the spirit of place – between the tangible and the intangible’, 29 sept – 4 oct 2008, Quebec, Canada. [Conference or Workshop Item]


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Abstract (in English)

The research aims at the sustainability and valorisation of the architectures (built on the villae rusticae) of small Italian Rural Centres of historical-cultural value in the High Caserta area (Italy) with the identification of districts for preserve the heritage images and for universal access. The originality of forms and types of the great farmhouses and hamlets which influenced Caserta urban culture until the threshold of the Modern Movement was the subject my publication Architettura Rurale tra Villa Literno e Carinola (Caserta) - Ed. Alinea, Florence (Italy) 2006 -No.18 Patronages: European Council, Italian Ministry for cultural Heritage, etc.). Results: 1- rediscover ancient traces to safeguard the collective memory, 2- valorize the territorial, productive and cultural resources, 3- identify urban landscapes - Atlas Landscapes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
De Masi, Alessandro
Languages: English
Keywords: rural areas; rural architecture; environment; sustainability; rural landscape; memory; intangible heritage
Subjects: H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 11. Historic landscapes
O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 01. Generalities
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 02. Agricultural heritage
C.ARCHITECTURE > 01. Generalities
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Campania, Italy
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2008, 16th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2010 08:52
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 19:13

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