The enlargement as an occasion for the recovery of memory and identity

Pellitteri, Giuseppe; Università Di Palermo, Riccobono, Alessia; Università Di Palermo & Riccobono, Dario; Università Di Palermo
We present the enlargement plan of an isolated cemetery in a small town of the west Sicily as it exemplifies some way to carry out the design for an “addition”. The enlargement faces a still readable and characteristic nineteenth-century building. Even introducing unavoidable innovative characteristics, the architecture we designed tries to resolve the  difficult relationship between the new portion and the old cemetery, bell shaped, in steep slope above the town. The recovery of this...