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Giacomo Boni at the Antiquarium Forense : construction history as a source for architectural innovation

Gonzalez-Longo, Cristina (2006) Giacomo Boni at the Antiquarium Forense : construction history as a source for architectural innovation. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Construction History. The Construction History Society. ISBN 0-7017-0203-6

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Abstract

This paper discusses construction history as a source for architectural innovation by analysing the early 20th century intervention of Giacomo Boni at the monastery of Santa Francesca Romana.