Published by Ulrike Gawlik: Innere Kolonisierung – Italien und Deutschland von 1927 bis 1935

Ulrike Gawlik, who has already made an important contribution to Italian studies with her dissertation on the Italian landscape architect Raffaele De Vico (published 2012), now broadens the view with her post-doctoral thesis to the quite mutual influences of Italy and Germany in the 'saddle period' around 1930. In her new book she delves into …

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

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

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

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

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

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 …