of Architecture



Lavoro e impresa nelle società preindustriali

How was work done, how did income accumulate, and how was business conducted in pre-industrial societies? Through the experiences described in this book, the reader will discover a series of features distinguishing the various forms of work. Some are well-known, others perhaps less so, but all fall into three spheres: diversification of sources of income, creation of networks of contacts (professional and familial, political and religious), and adoption of complex business strategies.

Atlante Città Ticino 4. Comprensorio Triangolo insubrico

The Atlas is the outcome of the PNR 65 research on “Public Space in the ‘Città Ticino’ of Tomorrow”.

Gli architetti Adamini a San Pietroburgo

Tomaso Adamini (1764-1827) and his sons Leone (1789-1854) and Domenico (1792-1860) were among the leading Ticinese architects and builders active in St. Petersburg, by the importance of their works and the duration of their activity, which extended from the last years of the reign of Catherine II until the mid-nineteenth century.