The Templum Pacis at the Imperial Fora: from the urban project to the conservation and enhancement of the Flavian pavement
The goal of the present study project is to favor the intelligibility and understanding of the Templum Pacis at the Imperial Fora by means of a twofold action. As first, several small and focused interventions in urban design enhance part of the covered archaeological area at Largo Corrado Ricci, along with a modification
of the current limits of the excavation, in order to recreate the spatiality of Vespasian’s forum.
element includes an on-site museum project to be experimented directly in the archaeological area, with
special regard to the western end of the
in correspondence with the remains of the Flavian
pavement that was brought to the light next to the Forum of Nerva.
The conservation of the paving slabs is carried out in parallel to a project of restoration of the area as it
appeared in the Flavian period, through specific focused interventions including ground markings and
small reconstructions, representative of the function and importance of the site in Roman times.
An enlargement of the excavated area and the finishing of the retaining wall on the side of via dei Fori
Imperiali join the aforementioned interventions with the purpose of recreating an ideal continuity with
the archaeological site, thus favoring a better understanding of the larger compound of the