Published: Städtische Wohnquartiere in Venedig (1918–1939), by Alexander Fichte

In the inner periphery of Venice, various residential areas were built in the 1920s and 1930s to absorb the population demands of the time, which were also felt in the lagoon city. Attempts were made to design the urban form of the new neighborhoods in such a way that they blended harmoniously with Venice's particular …

Ein Standort, zwei Standorte – wohin mit der Grundschule Hessental?

Dass der aktuelle Standort der Grundschule im Schwäbisch Haller Stadtteil Hessental keineswegs mehr zeitgemäß ist, liegt seit langem auf der Hand. Geradezu sträflich hat die Stadtverwaltung in den zurückliegenden Jahren den Ausbau der daseinsvorsorglichen Infrastruktur vernachlässigt. Dieser hat kaum bis gar nicht Schritt gehalten mit dem doch beträchtlichen Ausbau des Wohnangebots. Nun, es war das …

Published: Sandro Angelini – Architetto in Bergamo e conservatore internazionale nel secondo Novecento, by Sandro Scarrocchia

Sandro AngeliniArchitetto in Bergamo e conservatore internazionale nel secondo NovecentoSandro Scarrocchia ITALIAN | ISBN: 9788857587592 The place from which one goes out and to which one returns is Bergamo, both for Sandro Angelini and for Sandro Scarrocchia, an Italian architectural historian and expert in the preservation of heritage. The architect Angelini was born in Bergamo …

Architettura organica – un malinteso?

Pocco tempo fa mi è stato chiesto se architettura organica si può scrivere con la 'O' maiuscola oppure no. Infatti una buona domanda, che attraversa l'intero dibattito sull'architettura moderna, almeno da quando Frank Lloyd Wright l'ha impiegata per connotare naturale la sua architettura. La parola 'organico' nell'architettura secondo me non ha creato altro che molti …

Croci e fasci – Radiointerview

Luigi Monzo spricht mit Cathrin Weiß im Radio StHörfunk zu seinem Buch 'Croci e fasci - Der italienische Kirchenbau in der Zeit des Faschismus'. Erstausstrahlung am 20.12.2021 16.00-17.00 Uhr im Radio StHörfunk. Online im Stream und via FM, Wiederholungen entsprechend am unmittelbar folgenden Mittwoch 11 Uhr, Freitag 7 Uhr, Sonntag 5 Uhr. Das Interview ist …

Published: El Concilio Vaticano II y la arquitectura sagrada. Origen y evolución de unos principios programáticos (1947-1970), by Fernando López-Arias

El Concilio Vaticano II y la arquitectura sagrada. Origen y evolución de unos principios programáticos (1947-1970)Fernando López-Arias SPANISH | ISBN: 9788873672890 The last 60 years have witnessed a general change in the shape of Catholic worship building throughout the world. This transformation is attributed to the Church's most significant event of the last century: the …

Published: Carl Kühn, 1873-1942 – Kirchen für das junge Bistum Berlin, by Konstantin Manthey

Konstantin Manthey has published his detailed study of the largely unknown, but influential at the time, architect of sacred buildings Carl Kühn.  As an advisor to the Berlin Catholic authorities and diocesan councilor, he shaped the development of the church infrastructure in early modern Berlin. The life and work of Carl Kühn are presented and his …

Published: Louis Kahn: The Importance of a Drawing, by Michael Merrill

Louis KahnThe Importance of a DrawingMichael Merrill (ed.)ENGLISH | ISBN: 9783037786444 Interview with author (Common Edge, 31.01.2022) Michael Merrill, an award-winning architect and educator, has published his third book on Louis Kahn. As in his previous books he focuses on the importance of Kahns creative intelligence and design process. The book edited by Merrill combines …

Published: Croci e fasci – Italian church architecture during fascism

Croci e fasciDer italienische Kirchenbau in der Zeit des FaschismusGERMAN | ISBN: 9783422980501 | >> Brief presentation in English. Scheda riassuntiva in lingua italiana. This book is the essence of many years of research on Italian architecture of the first half of the 20th century, related to church architecture of the interwar period. It is …