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Giuseppe Pettazzi

Asmara, Eritrea

Giuseppe Pettazzi was an Italian Futurist architect of the 1930s. He was building during Italian Colonial Rule in Eritrea, Amasra. The city was a blank canvas for Italian architects who, from 1936 to 1941, were given the chance to dream a city into being. Their imaginations pushed the boundaries..

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Marcello Piacentini


born 1881, Rome

Born in Rome, he was the son of architect Pio Piacentini. When he was only 26 he was commissioned the revamping of the historical center of Bergamo (1907); subsequently he worked in most of Italy, but his best work are those commissioned to him by the Fascist government in Rome.
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Governor's Palace

Asmara, Eritrea

The Governor's Palace is the city hall of Asmara. It was built during the colonial period in the city centre, in an Italian art-deco style. It was built in 1897 by Ferdinando Martini, the first Italian governor of Eritrea (now it is the Asmara President's Office). The Gibi, as it is known, was..

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Cinema Odeon

Asmara, Eritrea
by Giuseppe Zacche

Located just off Harnet Avenue, near the telecommunications building. The Odeon Cinema opened in 1937 and was built while the country was under Italian fascist occupation.

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A classic example of Mazzoni's work is the railway station in Trento in the north-eastern Italian Alps, built during 1934–36. Trento had a special significance for the Fascist regime as the capital of the Trentino-Alto Adige (Welschtirol-Südtirol) region, annexed to Italy from Austria at the..

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