Riccardo Ginanni Corradini

Geologist -Technological District of Culture, LAZIO INNOVA S.p.A. (Regione Lazio)

Since December 2012 he has served as Editor in Chief of the portal Futouroing. Culture technological district of Lazio following the portal Futoruing – Cultural Tourism and the sub- portal Futouring – Centre of Excellence .

The former is a portal for cultural tourists and is aimed at enhancing the cultural heritage of Lazio mainly through the use of new technologies , the latter is a portal for people working in the cultural heritage sector and represents a social network and a meeting point between Research and Enterprise in technologies for the Protection and Management of Cultural Heritage.

From 1990 to 2012 he was director of the laboratory of Il Cenacolo s.r.l. , a leading company in the field of Diagnostics , Planning and Restoration of Cultural Heritage , creating more than 700 diagnostic studies, 15 research projects and 40 plans aimed at the restoration of cultural heritage , in particular , the following main tasks :

Management of orders entertaining ongoing relationships with industry experts of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Institute for the Conservation and Restoration ( ICR ) , ICCROM , the CNR in Milan , Florence, Rome and Lecce ,  Ca’ Foscari University and several municipal inspectorates, Superintendences and local entities distributed in Italy as well as private laboratories .

Implementation of proactive diagnostic tests both in the laboratory and on site for the compositional characterization and conservation of both natural and artificial stone materials and masonry as well as for the evaluation of conservative treatment.

Below is a list of some of the major Cultural Heritage objects aim of his activity.

1991 Fontana Maggiore (PG ) 1992 Crypt of the Basilica of San Marco (Venice ) , 1993: Teatro Petruzzelli after fire (BA ) 1993-94 : Programming of the Executive Project (Ministry of BB . AA . AA . Law 84/90 , letter C , Art. 1, paragraph 2 ) ; 1995 Senatorial Palace ( Piazza del Campidoglio – RM ) , Tower of donkeys (BO ) , Castel S. Angelo ( RM) , Cryptoporticus of the Royal Palace of Caserta ( EC ) , 1996: Palace of the Conservatives and the New Palace ( Piazza del Campidoglio – RM ) , the Palazzo Venezia ( Italy ) , Campaign on n . 4 towers and steeples in the city of Venice , 1997: “La Fenice ” after the fire (VE) , Statue of Truth GL Bernini ( Galleria Borghese – RM ) ; 1998 Guarini Chapel ( Holy Shroud ) after the fire (Duomo – TO ), 1998-1999 Temple of Concordia (AG ) , 1999: Sacred Convent of Assisi (PG) , Cryptoporticus of Baths of Trajan (RM ) , 2000: “La Fenice ” after the fire (VE) , Cathedral of Noto (SR ) 2001-2001 : Project ” experimental Intervention of 10 slender structures with high seismic risk ” of the Province of Caserta and Benevento (first part ) , 2002: Cathedral of Cefalu ‘ (PA ) , 2003: Feasibility Study of reuse of the Teatro Sociale in Bergamo ; intervention Project on the main facade of the Cathedral of Siena , 2004: Ca ‘ Vendramin Calergi or Casino of Venice (VE) , Cathedral of Amalfi (SA) , Cathedral of Pienza (SI ), Palazzo Piccolomini ( Pienza – SI) , Villa Medici (RM) , marble statue of GL Bernini depicting Pope Urban VIII and Bronze statue of A. Algardi depicting Pope Innocent X (Capitoline Museums – RM) ; Building state property of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (RM ), the Palladian Basilica (VI ) , 2005: Stucchi of the crypt of Chiesa del Gesù (RM ) , 2006: Octavia’s Porticus (RM ) 2008: Ministry of Economy and Finance (sculptural ensemble of the pediment on via XX Settembre and Via Cernaia – Rome) , Palace in the historic center of Rome ( Via del Pellegrino – Rome) , Church of Santa Maria del Popolo ( wall painting by Sebastiano del Piombo – Rome) , Vatican Museums (right wing of the Vatican Pinacoteca – Vatican City ) 2009: Basilica of San Bernardino (L’Aquila) after the earthquake of 6 April 2009; 2010: Monumental Complex of Porta Pia (Rome) for the 140th anniversary of the Unification of Italy , 2011: Numerous churches after the earthquake of 6 April 2009 in L’Aquila and the province (AQ) , Palace and Tower Millini (RM) , Statue of ” Pope John Paul II” in Piazza dei 500 after vandalism (RM) .

During the progress of diagnostics activities he attended n . 25 meetings and / or conferences, both as a listener and as a speaker playing a role of scientific update developing and maintaining relationship with scientific experts from public and private entities located throughout the italian country, and he has written no. 21 publications and scientific articles.

In addition, he worked as Scientific Director for Il Cenacolo in the following Research Projects :

2001 Project ” Virtual Restoration of the Italian archive book heritage ” funded in part by the FILAS SPA ( contribution in accordance with LR 23/86 – Innovation )

2005-2007 : Project “Project E.I.M.A. – Processing image of Old Mortars “funded in part by the FILAS SPA ( contribution in accordance with LR 23/86 – Innovation )

2010-2012 : Project ” Perpetuate – PERformance – Based Approach to Earthquake Protection of Cultural Heritage in European and Mediterranean countries” aimed at defining guidelines for the assessment and mitigation of seismic risk to cultural heritage, applicable in Europe and in other Mediterranean countries , with particular reference to the historical and artistic heritage buildings (European Project FP7 funded research , coordinated by Prof. Sergio Lagomarsino , University of Genoa and a consortium of 11 partners from 7 countries )

Since 1993 he has carried out standardization activities in the field of Cultural Heritage: from 1993 to 1996 , on behalf of the Commission NorMaL , and from 1996 until today on behalf of the Commission UNI- NorMaL

In particular, the activity refers to:

Regulatory activity with drafting and revision of the Normal Recommendations ( now UNI- NorMaL)

Technical activities editing the Volume II ( Diagnostics with data sheets attached) of type Special specifications for the restoration of Architectural , Archaeological and Historical – Artistic Heritage.

In particular, he also carried out activity of technical secretariat  assembling , homogenizing, writing and recording the above text and tabs on CD -ROM .

Since 2008 , as a geologist expert in diagnostics for cultural heritage , he has been representative of the specialist group “GS – Natural stone materials ” (composed by geologists of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and the National Research Council ) of the Working Group of the GL2 UNI -NORMAL Cultural Heritage Commission aimed at standardization activities both nationally ( UNI) and European (CEN).

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