Riverine

See also Marco Folin, 'Un ampliamento urbano della prima età moderna: L'addizione erculea di Ferrara', in Marco Folin (ed.), Sistole/diastole: Episodi di trasformazione urbana nell'Italia delle città (Venice: Istituto Veneto di Scienze, ...

Riverine

Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought to harness the dynamism of the watercourse and create the local architectural landscape. Theorised via a sophisticated understanding of history, space, culture, and ecology, this collection of wonderful and deliberately wide-ranging case studies, from Early Modern Italy to the contemporary Bengal Delta, investigates the culture of human interaction with rivers and the nature of urban topography. Riverine explores the ways in which architecture and urban planning have imbued cultural landscapes with ritual and structural meaning.

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Representing the Life and Legacy of Renée de France
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Kelly Digby Peebles, Gabriella Scarlatta
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-23 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book considers the life and legacy of Renée de France (1510–75), the youngest daughter of King Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne, exploring her cultural, spiritual, and political influence and her evolving roles and actions as fille de France, Duchess of Ferrara, and Dowager Duchess at Montargis. Drawing on
Riverine
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought to harness the
Controversial Heritage and Divided Memories from the Nineteenth Through the Twentieth Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Marco Folin, Heleni Porfyriou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-07 - Publisher: Routledge

What is the role of cultural heritage in multi-ethnic societies, where cultural memory is often polarized by antagonistic identity traditions? Is it possible for monuments that are generally considered as a symbol of national unity to become emblems of the conflictual histories still undermining divided societies? Taking as a starting
Ambrogio Leone's De Nola, Venice 1514
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Marco Folin, Heleni Porfyriou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-26 - Publisher: BRILL

The first multidisciplinary study of the De Nola (Venice 1514), a Latin antiquarian work written by the Nolan humanist and physician Ambrogio Leone and dedicated to the description of the city of Nola, in the Kingdom of Naples.
A Renaissance Architecture of Power
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Marco Folin, Heleni Porfyriou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-21 - Publisher: BRILL

Urbino, Rome, Florence, Milan, Ferrara... but also Mantua and Imola, Carpi and Saluzzo, Naples and Sicily: a collection of case studies on the Renaissance renewal of Italian court palaces from a comparative perspective.