MANTOVA LAB

Autore: Laura Taffurelli

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Post-earthquake survey for the restoration and structural consolidation of the bell tower of Santa Barbara in the Ducal Palace of Mantua

The strong tremors of the earthquake in Emilia and Lombardy in 2012 caused the collapse of the dome of the bell tower of the palatine basilica of Santa Barbara. The structure, designed by architect Bertani in the sixteenth century and an important architectural element of the skyline of the city of Mantua, was surveyed by the Hesutech group after the securing works. With photogrammetric technologies using SAPR (drone) and laser scanning…

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Survey and structural monitoring for a vulnerability study and intervention project. The Salone dell’ Armeria of the Palazzo del Capitano in Mantua

The first survey (…) was carried out for the accurate and detailed documentation of the geometries, surfaces and the cracking state of the “spaces” of the hall. The wooden coffered ceilings, their intrados and the extrados, were also entirely surveyed for consolidation and conservative restoration. Later on (2011), the research group conducted a study on the structural behaviour of the entire building, which was subject to significant static disruption. (…)