Archives: september 2017

The medieval borgo

Continuity in time and variety in space are the two main features that drive history of medieval borgo and its countryside: history includes industry and arts, music and poetry, agriculture, rural and civic economy, manuscripts miniatures, the expertise of architects, painters and medical doctors.

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Civil plaster and Venetian plaster

Civil plaster is the outward layer. It is applied to protect the wall but also to give a refined and pleasant touch to the surface. The sand that is used for the civil plaster is very thin and the width of the layer is not more than 3 mm.

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