Technologies for water management. Traditional and modern building techniques in western Sardinia



The research deals with the study of architecture that rule water control in countryside and devices that define a territorial network of hydraulic heritage. The aim of the research is to underline relationship between water and architecture, with a deepening on the relations between villages, countryside and different technologies of management depending by territorial characters. Water techniques can still offer extraordinary examples of sustainable process and project, where the role of technologies is that of producing forms able to control water. Case by case analysis has led to definition of an abacus of water building techniques.