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Proto-industrial architecture of the Veneto in the age of Palladio, edited by Debora Howard, Vicenza 2021

pp. 288, 24 x 20 cm.

language: English

Summary

Introduction
Guido Beltramini, Howard Burns

Preface
Deborah Howard

1. Manufacturing and proto-industrial activity in the medieval Veneto
Francesco Bianchi

2. The proto-industrial architecture of the Veneto
Deborah Howard

3. The role of water: A multi-purpose resource
Simone Rauch

4. The typology of water-wheels in the Veneto
Walter Panciera

5. Invention and reality: Patent applications presented to the Venetian Senate
Deborah Howard

6. The Veneto: crossroads between Germany and Italy
Davide Martino

7. Merchants, businessmen and noble “industrialists” of the Venetian Terraferma in the Renaissance
Edoardo Demo

8. Hydraulic installations and water resources in the Venetian Republic: Reflections on the archive of the Provveditori sopra i Beni Inculti
Rachele Scuro

9. The value of oral history
Anna Massignani

Case-studies
A. Urban context

A.1 Vicenza, the “Pianta Angelica”
Deborah Howard

A.2 Bassano del Grappa
Rachele Scuro

B. Water systems

B.1 Montorio
Simone Rauch

B.2 Treviso
Deborah Howard

C. Flour-mills

C.1 Refrontolo, Molinetto della Croda
Deborah Howard

C.2 Mossano
Deborah Howard, Rachele Scuro

C.3 Grancona, mulino Diego Tessari
Deborah Howard

C.4 Godia, mulino Coiutti and battiferro Cossutti
Simone Rauch

D. Rice mill

D.1 Bagnolo di Lonigo, villa Pisani Bonetti
Johanna Heinrichs, Deborah Howard

E. Forges

E.1 Ome, maglio Averoldi
Simone Rauch

E.2 Breganze, maglio Tamiello
Deborah Howard

F. Sawmills

F.1 Valli del Pasubio, segheria alla veneziana
Deborah Howard

F.2 Borgo La Sega
Simone Rauch

G. Wool manufacture

G.1 Verona, Sgarzerie
Deborah Howard

G.2 Mussolente
Deborah Howard

G.3 Follina, Palazzo Berberis-Rusca
Simone Rauch

H. Silk manufacture

H.1 Gorizia, silk-spinning machine
Deborah Howard

H.2 Polcenigo Simone Rauch

J. Paper manufacture

J.1 Dueville, cartiera Valente
Deborah Howard

J.2 Toscolano Maderno, Valle delle Cartiere
Simone Rauch

K. Ceramics

K.1 Tretto, silver and kaolin mines
Deborah Howard, Andrea Savio

K.2 Nove, mulino pestasassi
Deborah Howard, Rachele Scuro

L. Leather tanneries

L.1 Gallio, Valle dei Mulini
Deborah Howard, Anna Massignani

M. Mines and quarries

M.1 Valle Imperina, Agordino, and Val di Zoldo
Deborah Howard

M.2 Montecchio Maggiore, Le Priare
Deborah Howard

N. Furnaces

N.1 Fontaniva, fornace dei Serciari
Deborah Howard, Anna Massignani

N.2 Tavernole sul Mella, Val Trompia
Simone Rauch

List of site visits

Film stills
Fausto Caliari

Primary sources
Bibliography
Index of names
Index of places
Photographic credits
Abbreviations, notes on transcriptions and note on terminology



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