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Tag: architectural preservation

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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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The churches of the Diocese of Mantua damaged by the 2012 earthquake

The 2012 post-earthquake documentation of 23 churches belonging to the Diocese of Mantua was carried out by the Hesutech group with a diversified approach that depended on both their state of disruption and hazard, and the necessities and documentation required by entities and professionals interested in intervening on the assets. (…)

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The “Gonzaga gardens” project. The survey for the recovery of the gardens of Palazzo Te in Mantua and Palazzo Giardino in Sabbioneta

The detailed survey of the Gonzaga gardens and the architecture that characterizes them, are part of an important research project, curated and coordinated by the Mantua and Sabbioneta World Heritage Office, and funded by MIBACT.

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The Teatro di Sabbioneta. The building as a document

The Teatro di Sabbioneta, a project commissioned by Duke Vespasiano Gonzaga to the famous architect Vincenzo Scamozzi, is a valuable example of the late Italian Renaissance. The research, carried out in conjunction with historians and surveyors, has shown how an accurate survey, 3D and photogrammetric, of a complex architecture, can support historical analysis and reconstructive theses.

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Basilica of S.Andrea in Mantova. The survey of the main facade for the restoration and seismic adaptation

The monumental facade of the Basilica of S.Andrea in Mantua by Leon Battista Alberti has undergone restoration work, structural investigation and seismic adjustment, which took place in various phases from 2005 to 2015. The Hesutech group has produced a 3D geodatabase, which over the years incorporated multisensor data (…) in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat for Lombardy, MIBACT and the Diocese of Mantua.

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Structural monitoring of the Basilica of S. Andrea in Mantua. Innovative methodologies for planned conservation

The monitoring of the cracks state evolution and the precision levelling are the diagnostic techniques of buildings for the control of dynamic shifts and movements of structures.
The structural monitoring of the Basilica of S. Andrea in Mantua has been realized with…

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Andrea Palladio Unesco Heritage: Villa Forni Cerato in Montecchio Precalcino (VI)

The Villa is one of the few examples of Palladio’s intervention on a pre-existing building, it has been in a state of abandonment for many years. The Hesutech group has surveyed the entire building by integrating the different techniques of photogrammetric acquisition, from the ground and SAPR (drone), and laser scanning, with the support and control of a topographic framing network.

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The fortified walls of the city of Sabbioneta, Unesco Heritage project

The survey of the entire external perimeter of the historical fortifications around the ideal city of Sabbioneta participate in the project: “Comune di Sabbioneta, Progetto di valorizzazione dell’ambito urbano delle Mura di Sabbioneta (MN), 2008-09”.

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The ancient wooden ceilings of the Palazzo Ducale in Sabbioneta. The survey for restoration

The documentation of the significant degradation of the four prestigious sixteenth-century wooden ceilings of the Ducal Palace in Sabbioneta was carried out, by Hesutech group, with a classic photogrammetric survey and topographic network support.

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Santa Maria della Salute in Venice.The survey of the marble floor for restoration

The instrumental survey of the polychrome marble floor of the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute (presbytery and high altar, choir and minor sacristy), was commissioned by the Patriarchal Seminary of Venice to support the conservative restoration works (…)