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The Sustainable Park. Presentation to the Press. 1 April 2015

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On 1 April, the Superintendent Francesco Prosperetti and the Domus Aurea staff presented the first sector of the new Sustainable Park created on the Oppian Hill above the Domus Aurea to the press. Present among others were Rome’s Councillor for Culture Giovanna Marinelli who spoke words of appreciation and support for the project

The new sustainable park– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

The new sustainable park– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

The Superintendent presents the new park to the press – SOPRINTENDENZA archive

The Superintendent presents the new park to the press – SOPRINTENDENZA archive

As readers will know, this marks the end of the first test phase, on a scale of 1:1, of the Rehabilitation Project for the Monument, corresponding to the area of the Pilot Worksite.

Arch. G.Strano describes the choice of plant species– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

Arch. G.Strano describes the choice of plant species– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

The complex drainage system and waterproof barriers installed in this first basin will be subject to constant monitoring for several months to check thermo-hygrometric levels. In the meantime, for the staff it was a great pleasure and enormous satisfaction to see so many people strolling along the new paths and children playing among the flowerbeds and lemon trees.

The sustainable park– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

The sustainable park– SOPRINTENDENZA archive

We will later publish the brochure prepared by the staff when work ended and a short press release on the event.

Weeds on the outer surface of trajanic gallery 20b

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The archaeological sounding carried out on the outer surface of Trajanic galleries 20A and 20B entailed, as a preliminary phase, the removal of all the weeds that had taken root in the layer of earth above the screed connecting and covering the vaults.

The types of plants which presented the greatest problems for the wall structure and that were most difficult to remove and eradicate were an Ailanthus altissima (ailanthus or tree of heaven) and a large Laurus nobilis (laurel) bush.

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