THE CLOCK TOWER OF PADUA
is a fifteenth-century remaking of the
one built by Jacopo Dondi by the Clock, in
The monumental prospectus in istrian stone of
was realized in 1532 by the architect
Maria Falconetto. In the most external
in istrian stone of the great mechanical tower's
are graven the 24 hours in Roman figures. The
crown, in painted copper of blue, with gilded
fixed, represents the immovable starry sky.
inside crowns, rotating instead for
out the walk of the sun in the zodiac.
leader: Luca P.
Group: Gabriele C. and Alessio A.
Carlo Urbani - Rome/Italy
Prof. Noemi Lusi
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