CFP: New powers, old territories. Spatial strategies of appropriation in the European context

»New powers, old territories. Spatial strategies of appropriation in the European context«, Innsbruck 5-7 November 2020Call for PapersAs part of its research project »The Appropriation Strategies of Italy in South Tyrol and Trentino after the First World War«, the Unit of Architectural History and Monument Conservation (bg+d) at the University of Innsbruck is organizing a …

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 …

CFP: Paesaggio in transizione. Trasformazione, riordinamento e continuità nell’architettura della città italiana tra le due guerre. (Sorrento, 14-17 giugno 2018)

Adalberto Libera: Casa Pigione, Roma, 1933. CALL FOR PAPERS Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS) Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy), 14-17 June 2018 Deadline: 30 december 2017 https://aais.wildapricot.org/session_proposals [English version see below] Session 24 Paesaggio in transizione. Trasformazione, riordinamento e continuità nell’architettura della città italiana tra le due guerre. Dopo la prima …

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 …