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Traditional Terrazzo Techniques in Italy

Fellow: 

Ido Gat

Fellowship Partner/Sponsor:

Palladio Foundation

Industry:

Heritage Skills

Country:

Italy

Fellowship Year:

2024

Synopsis

This ISS report authored by Ido Gat of InStyle Stone under the Palladio Foundation Fellowship, explores traditional terrazzo techniques in Italy. During a three-week training program with Vianello Terrazzo in Venice, Ido Gat gained in-depth knowledge of terrazzo installation, restoration, and the selection of sustainable materials. The report highlights the importance of preserving traditional skills and their integration into modern construction. The report includes promoting sustainable and locally sourced materials, supporting local economies, and fostering apprenticeships to ensure the continuation and evolution of traditional terrazzo craftsmanship in Australia.

Traditional Terrazzo Techniques in Italy
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