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Giuseppe Terragni

Como, Italy
born 1904, Meda

Giuseppe Terragni (April 18, 1904 - July 19, 1943) was born in the city of Meda in Lombardy. He worked primarily under the fascist regime of Benito Mussolini. He attended the Technical College in Como then studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano university. In 1927 he and his brother..

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The Novovomum is a residential apartment block which was built from 1927 to 1929 by the then 24 year old architect Guiseppe Terragni as one of the early examples of Rationalist architecture. The building became the center of a polemic debate on Rationalism in Italy.

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A masterpiece of rationalist architect Giuseppe Terragni, the Casa del Fascio (presently also known as Palazzo Terragni) had complex origins, with an initial project in the 20th century style and a thoroughly strict and essential final achievement.

The building, definitely against the trend..

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Pietro Lingeri

Italy
born 1894, Bolvedro

Pietro Lingeri was an Italian architect, a leading figure of the Italian Rationalism. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in 1926, in 1930 was among the founders of the Como MIAR group (Movement Italian Rational Architecture) and in the same years was among the authors of the..

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Giò Ponti

Italy
born 1891, Milan

Giovanni Ponti (18 November 1891, Milan – 16 September 1979, Milan), usually called Giò Ponti, was one of the most important Italian architects, industrial designers, furniture designers, artists, and publishers of the twentieth century.
[h]Early life[/h]
Ponti's parents were Enrico Ponti and..

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Alberto Sartoris

Como, Italy
born 1901, Torino

Alberto Sartoris was an Italian rationalist architect, art historian and theorist of architecture. Between 1916 and 1919 he studied architecture at the School of Fine Arts in Geneva. In 1920 he joined the Futurist movement (until 1923). In 1928 he was a founding member of CIAM and participated in..

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The two buildings were part of a development plan for a satellite city in Rebbio. In this case, the two architects had made ​​a study of urbanization of the area and set buildings arranged in a row. The urbanism consist of a grid of perpendicular streets and include schools, sports centers,..

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Alejandro de la Sota Martinez

Madrid, Spain
born 1913, Pontevedra

Alejandro de la Sota was born in 1913 in the city of Pontevedra. He achieves finishing his architectural studies at the School of Architecture of Madrid in 1941, after the break led by the Spanish Civil War. He demonstrate its adherence to the modern movement in numerous works that begins to make..

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Rino Levi

Sao Paolo, Brazil
born 1901, Sao Paolo

Rino Levi was an architect and urban planner. As son of Italian immigrants, he entered the High School and Application for Civil Architects in Milan in 1921. In 1924 he moved to the School of Architecture of Rome. There, he meets Adalberto Libera (1903 - 1963) and Marcello Piacentini (1881 -..

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Ex-GIL

Rome, Italy
by Luigi Moretti

Designed in 30s of the last century by Luigi Moretti for the ONB (Opera Nazionale Balilla) and restored in 2007, ex-GIL in Trastevere focuses different spaces and functions inside: representative offices, space for sports and recreational activities, health care and theatre. The building,..

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Umberto Nordio

Trieste, Italy
born 1891, Trieste

Umberto Nordio graduated from Milan Polytechnic in 1919. Among his early works will highlight the houses in Avenue Miramare (1929) and the Maritime Station of Trieste (1926-1928 ). In his work maintains Nordio a strong interest in the twentieth-century style and tends to make most functionalist..

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Romano Boico

Trieste, Italy
born 1910, Trieste

Romano Boico graduated at the University of Architecture of Venice in 1944. His early works are still rich of suggestions received from the Mediterranean classicism, seen and studied in the thirties and forties, as in the village-garden housing estate in Cologna in Monte (1946). Boico is..

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This project, commissioned by Generali Insurance, was made by a famous rationalist architect such as Marcello Piacentini.

The project, developed after lengthy negotiations and ending with an engagement signed October 19, 1934, it involved the construction of two lots sites, the first equal..

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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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Team 7

Italy
est. 1926

Team 7 was a group of Italian architects who wanted to reform architecture by the adoption of rationalism. It was formed in 1926 by Luigi Figini, Guido Frette, Sebastiano Larco, Giuseppe Pagano, Gino Pollini, Carlo Enrico Rava, Giuseppe Terragni and Ubaldo Castagnoli, replaced the following year..

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Danteum

Rome, Italy
by Giuseppe Terragni, ...

The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by a scholar of Dante, approved by the Benito Mussolini's Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni. However, in the end about all this it just remains some sketches on paper, scraps of an architectural model of the..

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Giuseppe Pagano

Milan, Italy
born 1896, Poreč

Giuseppe Pagano (20 August 1896 – April 22, 1945) an Italian architect, notable for his involvement in the movement of rationalist architecture in Italy up to the end of the Second World War. He designed exhibitions, furniture and interiors and was an amateur photographer. He was also a long-time..

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Bartoli Home

Trieste, Italy
by Max Fabiani

Countess Muratti Bartoli comissioned Max Fabiani, an important figure among architects participating in the movement of Wien Secession, to design the building. Bartoli house was designed for both residential and commercial use. At the time, the ground floor housed a fabric store.

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Through the catalog of this exhibition, Giuseppe Pagano and Giuseppe Daniel were able to express their research and interest about the rural house.

In this work G. Pagano design the exhibition as the effectiveness of collective work, anonymous, that does not create the work of the exception,..

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Achille Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1918, Milan

Castiglioni was born on 16 February 1918 in Milan. He was the third son of the sculptor Giannino Castiglioni and his wife Livia Bolla. His older brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo were both architects and product designers. Achille Castiglioni paired with his brother Pier Giacomo planned serial..

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