Il restauro del campanile monumentale del Corpus Domini di Maddaloni: rigore diagnostico e scelte critiche consapevoli
In: Quaderni dell'Istituto di Storia dell'Architettura: 73-74, 2021
The restoration of the Bell Tower of the Corpus Domini Basilica in Maddaloni: diagnostic rigor and
conscious critical choices
The restoration project aimed primarily at restoring static safety and preserving the architectural quality of the bell tower, trying to return the architecture of the monument to the community, hidden by the degradation of the materials. Each intervention adopted tended to respect the original text by observing the principle of distinguishability, measured in proportion to the materials, color tones and considerable distance from the observer. The additions were made with a view to recomposing the architectural text. The additions of new architectural elements have been treated with contemporary forms of expression, in compliance with the guiding principles that scientific reflection on conservation has been able to recognize up to now.
Each intervention carried out was calibrated through in situ diagnostic checks and effectiveness tests of the planned intervention, in order to constantly monitor the outcome of the work and evaluate the economic effects.