SVIBOR - Project code: 4-99-165


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Project code: 4-99-165

Research of garden architectural inheritance of historical garden zone Pile-Kono in Dubrovnik

Main researcher: ŠIŠIĆ, BRUNO (85732)

Type of research: developmental
Duration from: 01/01/93. to 12/31/96.

Papers on project (total): 7
Institution name: Agronomski fakultet, Zagreb (178)
Department/Institute: Department of ornamental horticulture and landscape architecture -Zagreb and its Dubrovnik's Centre for historical gardens and landscape development
Address: Svetošimunska cesta 25
City: 10000 - Zagreb, Croatia
Fax: 385 (0) 10 215-300
Phone: 385 (0) 20 23-671
Phone: 385 (0) 10 2335777/4044,4002

Summary: Pile - Kono tract had from the end of l5th century a character of summer - villa's area, during l8th century it was garden suburb of Dubrovnik and today it is residential section grown into gardens. The former presence of numerous well arranged gardens designed for leisure gives to this tract character of historical garden zone. Processes of numerous remodelings were taking place at this area during last two centuries. So it is necessary to research existing garden spaces tending to record and classificate all present garden shaping values with a view of their protection and presentation.

Keywords: The inheritance of garden architecture from l5th to 2oth century, garden zone Pile and Kono, Dubrovnik

Research goals: The aim of research is to look over as completely as possible, register, concisely describe and document the garden spaces of this spacious historical garden zone, encircling very exposed area close by historical nucleous of Dubrovnik which is mainly unexplored. The results of research will contribute to evaluation of multi-layered garden inheritance, its permanent and more effective protection. Also, they will serve as the base for all planning processes and space arrangements at Pile-Kono tract with a purpose of more appropiate use and presentation of this valuable part of Dubrovnik's inheritance.

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