Works of Giuseppe Nicolosi in Cassino: history of the building process and restoration



The town of Cassino, located in Southern Lazio and stronghold of the German defensive line Gustav, was fully involved in the famous wartime events of the Second World War and, as well know, was completely destroyed its building heritage and infrastructure’s apparatus. Therefore, just after the war the reconstruction of a city without its urban polarities and ordinary residential buildings began. From these issues, the design and construction experience in Cassino of Giuseppe Nicolosi got started. The paper refers this history and provides a contribution to the Italian engineering history of the late twentieth century