From the series of publications on the Cultural Assets of the Umbria Region, this volume analyzes one of the most important monuments of industrial archaeology found in the region.
[The Sugar Factory of Foligno] The Umbria Region has spent decades on the systematic cataloguing of the cultural assets found in its territory. This activity has led to a series of books presenting the results of these efforts aimed at protecting and publicizing the region’s unique heritage.
This book in the series is on one of those industrial sites that once had environmental and economic importance in the territory, posing the problem of heritage preservation and a suitable coordination of urban planning, conservation and possible reutilization. After a short introduction on the industrial history of Foligno, the sugar plant is analyzed and presented using a special cataloguing system developed for the survey of monument of industrial archaeology in Umbria.