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Rome New Architecture [Paperback]

By Sebastiano Brandolini & Mose Ricci (Foreward By)
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Many of the architects responsible for modern-day Rome—such as Hadid, Fuksas, Baldeweg, and Meier—have reached international stature. Many contemporary Italian architects—such as King Roselli, Labics, and IaN+—use Rome as a lab for testing their ideas. While some might note the weakness of the residential sector in attracting architectural quality, it is hard to escape the growing attention paid to public spaces and infrastructures. This volume surveys Rome's varied architectural landscape and contains over forty projects and a map, demonstrating how the geography of the city is evolving, and how quality can be found both in the center and on the edge of town.
Sebastiano Brandolini writes for many specialized journals and is particularly interested in the relationship between architecture and engineering. Over the years he taught at the Milan Polytechnic, IUAV in Venice, London School of Economics. He is currently Professor of Architectural Planning at the Ferrara Faculty of Architecture.

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Pages   208
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   1.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 7, 2008
Publisher   Skira
ISBN  8861305342  
ISBN13  9788861305342  

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More About Sebastiano Brandolini & Mose Ricci

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sebastiano Brandolini graduated at the Architectural Association in London in 1982, and at the Milan Polytechnic in 1986. From 1983 to 1996 he was editor of the Italian magazine "Casabella." He is currently architectural correspondent of "D - La Repubblica," the only Italian popular magazine featuring architecture on a regular basis. He acts as juror of the trans-national "Alpine Architecture" competition. He writes for many specialized journals and is particularly interested in the relationship between architecture and engineering. Over the years he taught at the Milan Polytechnic, at the IUAV in Venice, and at the London School of Economics.
Since 1994 he has been running his own architectural design practice (with Monica Valdameri). Among his latest projects: the redesign of a number of Hertz position in the Milan area and a major Leisure Centre in the Milan edge-city.

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