I “fondi di capanna” e l’uso residenziale delle strutture seminterrate

Maurizio Cattani
The paper deals with sunken dwellings, known with the old term “fondi di capanna” dating to the mid of XIX cent. The up-to dated documentation of subterranean structures, the evalutation of several features and the proposal of several analytical approaches, propose not to exclude the interpretation of residential function, as suggested recently by many scholars. Instead, according the analysis of several parameters, it is necessary to detail in a better way this hypothesis. The conclusive...