Congresos de la Universitat Politècnica de València, FORTMED2015 - International Conference on Modern Age Fortifications of the Western Mediterranean coast

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La muralla del vendaval de Cádiz
José María Sánchez Carrion

Última modificación: 22-07-2015


Since Felipe II decided to rebuild the city of Cádiz after landing the Earl of Essex in 1596, the city has struggled over four centuries to establish a barrier between the city and the sea to defend her from the terrible storms lift. The remodeling of wall, known by the, was constant between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. The council provided specific excises with the Royal Board of Fortifications could perform construction and maintenance. In 1787 Tomás Muñoz, direct marine engineer, was commissioned to make a new project budgeted at 19,800,985 real; although its performance was widely. This project included the construction of an inclined plane, which he called "artificial beach".


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