9th International seminar on architectural restoration
The Brion monumental tomb: topics on restoration

Vicenza, 3-6 June 2004
directed by Margherita Guccione, Mario Piana and Sergio Poretti in collaboration with Ministero BB.CC. – Direzione per l’Architettura e l’Arte contemporanee

The seminar is organized under the Joint Committee for the knowledge and valorization of the cultural patrimony linked to Carlo Scarpa and his presence in the Veneto, instituited in 2002 by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali and the Regione del Veneto. The scope of the seminar is to assess the current conditions and state of conservation of the Scarpa patrimony, to evaluate the various interventions already undertaken, and to define the framework for future interventions. The partecipants of the seminar, organized into work groups, will come to and accurate observation that will serve to diagnose the state of degradation of a series of Scarpa buildings and to test differing restoration options. A concluding exercise will serve to outline and debate intervention proposals and conservation strategies.