Published: Louis Kahn: The Importance of a Drawing

Louis KahnThe Importance of a DrawingENGLISH | ISBN: 9783037786444 | >> Scheda riassuntiva in lingua italiana. 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 a …

Published: Evoking the New City

Evoking the New City: Milan from Post-World War II Reconstruction Through the Economic MiracleISBN: 978-8869772627 The american architectural hisotrian Scott Budzynski recently published his new book on modern italian architecture. He examins the postwar period in Milan as a time in which the transformational possibilities of the Lombard metropolis were palpable. He shows how architects …

Review: New book on Louis Kahn’s architectural philosophy

John Lobell: Louis Kahn - Architecture as PhilosophyISBN: 9781580935289Good approach, but potential not fully realised.John Lobell's approach of a detailed examination of Louis Kahn's design principles on the basis of selected building examples is promising and, especially in relation to his earlier book 'Between Silence and Light', is a consistent continuation of the analysis of …

Presentazione del volume ‚Gustavo Giovannoni e l’architetto integrale‘

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwM1LRIqHjY&pbjreload=101 Presentazione del volume Gustavo Giovannoni e l’architetto integrale a cura di Giuseppe Bonaccorso e Francesco Moschini, Roma, Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, 2019. La video conferenza sarà visibile sul portale NAM e sul canale YouTube da martedì 9 giugno, dalle ore 18. L’Accademia Nazionale di San Luca presenterà una introduzione critica fornita nelle video …

Published: Townscapes in Transition

Townscapes in Transition: Transformation and Reorganization of Italian Cities and Their Architecture in the Interwar PeriodISBN: 3837646602 How did urban Italy come to look the way it does today? This collection of essays assembles recent studies in architectural history and theory exploring the historical paradigms guiding architecture and landscape design between the world wars. The …

Upcoming Book: Townscapes in Transition

Between the two world wars, there was a high level of building activity in Italy. Architects built new edifices, but they also repaired, restored and rebuilt existing ones. Fascist society both formed a new political landscape and shaped the traditional historical landscapes through architecture and urban planning. The book Townscapes in Transition will bring together …

croci e fasci – Der italienische Kirchenbau in der Zeit des Faschismus, 1919-1945

Breit angelegte Studie zum italienischen Kirchenbau in der Zeit des Faschismus Die Zeit von 1919 bis 1945 war in Italien geprägt vom politischen und gesellschaftlichen Ringen um eine neue Ordnung. Dabei erwies sich die Herrschaftspraxis des von Mussolini 1922 installierten faschistischen Regimes als Metrum der Entwicklungen. Trotz seiner heterogenen Ideologie gelang dem mussolinischen Faschismus jedoch …

Marcello Piacentini urbanista

Studie zum städtebaulichen Werk Marcello Piacentinis Mit der Publikation ihrer 2014 an der Technischen Universität Dortmund vorgelegten Doktorarbeit „Neue Horizonte im Städtebau“ – Die Form der Stadt bei Marcello Piacentini (1881-1960) präsentiert die Berliner Kunsthistorikerin Christine Beese die erste umfangreiche Studie zum vielfältigen städtebaulichen Werk des faschistischen Regimearchitekten Marcello Piacentini. Die Verfasserin untersucht das Wirken …

Die unsichtbaren Städte

Phantasivolle Betrachtung der Stadt in der Übersetzung von Burkhart Kroeber neu aufgelegt 1972 erstmals herausgegeben ist Italo Calvinos Buch ‘Le città invisibili’ (Die unsichtbaren Städte) inzwischen neu im Fischer Verlag aufgelegt worden. Bis heute ist der fantastische Dialog Marco Polos mit Kublai Khan eine virtuose Reise in die unsichtbaren Zusammenhänge menschlichen Zusammelebens. Calvino gelingt dabei …