Architectural approaches for the enhancement of stone Alpine heritage



The purpose of this paper is to show some of the results of the international project Interreg-AlpStone, whose main objective is the conservation and enhancement of the stone building heritage located in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland. The recovery of this heritage requires their adaptation to the current safety and comfort regulations, while at the same time the conservation of its traditional features. The work method of the research team is composed by the phases of documentation and analysis, laboratory and in situ experimentation and definition of architectural solutions.