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A Multidisciplinary Conservation Project for the Cavallerizza Courtyard, Palazzo Ducale di Mantova

Dept. ABC (Architecture, Built Environment and construction engineering), Politecnico di Milano, Via Ponzio 31, 20133 Milano, Italy
Segretariato Regionale del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali per la Lombardia, Palazzo Litta-Corso Magenta, 24-20123 Milano, Italy
Complesso Museale di Palazzo Ducale di Mantova, Piazza Sordello, 40-46100 Mantova, Italy
Dept. DICATAM (Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering and Mathematics), Università degli Studi di Brescia, Via Branze 43, 25100 Brescia, Italy
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Heritage 2019, 2(2), 1441-1459;
Received: 1 April 2019 / Revised: 29 April 2019 / Accepted: 13 May 2019 / Published: 16 May 2019
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The “Palazzo Ducale” museum complex in Mantua has been the object of intermittent interventions, which have not represented, over the last 30 years, a consistent strategy in terms of conservation. In the light of new financial and technological possibilities, a renewed management synergy has been activated: better operative decisions and the application of innovative tools are the core of this attitude. The article illustrates the path of knowledge activated in the museum’s “Cortile della Cavallerizza”: from archival research, geometrical survey and diagnostic analysis, up to the executive design of its conservative project. View Full-Text
Keywords: historical analysis; conservation project; survey; BIM historical analysis; conservation project; survey; BIM

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Adami, A.; Fregonese, L.; Lattanzi, D.; Mazzeri, A.; Rossignoli, O.; Scala, B. A Multidisciplinary Conservation Project for the Cavallerizza Courtyard, Palazzo Ducale di Mantova. Heritage 2019, 2, 1441-1459.

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