Casa Legnani was a Lombard style building with two large porches, one on the ground floor and the other on the first floor, designed to meet all the needs of my trip: create the ideal conditions for the birth and rearing of gooseberries from Silk and cocoon formation and allow for the temporary storage of corncobs and their processing (slicing, garnishing and bagging).

Cogliate is located in the Groane, a strip of soil rich in transport clay deposited in the interglacial riverbed of the Morenic cordon of the River Po. The clay was extracted, worked to give it the shape of the full brick, sun-dried in the “gambette” and cooked in the Legnani furnace.

The bricks were used for the construction of almost all the houses and religious buildings of the area, while the clay was used for modeling bells and for forming terracotta pots …