Whether they have religious identity rather than public or private one, historical significance implies a greater responsibility in preserving them.


Changed over time according to the owners’ still, more tha others categories, preserving their distinctive features.


Wide presence in the Sabine territory: isolated in the countryside, nestled on the slopes of the mountains or strategically positioned on rocks overlooking valleys


Massive, squared, transmitting steadiness; height development with openings functional first and then aesthetic.


Characteristics belonged to the military architecture, from the feudal period. Wood and stone are the materials, enriched by craftsmanship over time

ornamental elements

Mosaics, sculptures and paintings with symbolic messages: from religious values to material desires

Changes we see respecting historic buildings represent a visual glimpse of changes affecting our history and society; their precise function of representation has often ceased to exist or has changed over time according to the needs of the owners. First interventions are of structural basis, to adapt or modify volumes; environments or additions are also carrying out, by demolishing part of the pre-existing buildings and rebuilding them on top.

An example is the castle’s males, first points of catapults’ sighting and positioning, later covered with roofs and made livable environments.