Restauro architettonico in Brasile: sfide e attualità
In: Quaderni dell'Istituto di Storia dell'Architettura: n.s. 2019, 2020
Architectural restoration in Brazil: current challenges
In this text some relevant topics concerning architectural restoration in Brazil today will be analyzed, highlighting two main aspects. The first one concerns the attempts to disqualify restoration as a discipline, which has been less and less considered when dealing with cultural assets. On the contrary, its theoretical and methodological basis should always be taken into account, together with its operational repercussions. Some of the causes of this phenomenon in Brazil will be explored. The second one will be to highlight the viability of well-founded interventions, through some recent examples that provide qualified and pertinent design responses, from the conservation point of view, and demonstrate that respectful projects are viable.