The Role of Stone Cladding in Modern Italian Architecture

Picco, Giovanni; Filippi, Elena; Garda, Emilia
April 2003
Docomomo Journal;Apr2003, p80
Academic Journal
The article emphasizes the role of stone cladding in the 20th century Italian architecture. It mentions that stone cladding has always brought improvements which enhances architecture and notes that such practice arose during the transition between Romaneque and Gothic. It states that with the use of stone cladding, transition between Gothic and Renaissance has introduced the age of imitation of the classical architecture. It further states that in the renaissance, stone cladding has contribute to the definition of architecture and space insights.


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