An extraordinary collection of unpublished writings of one of the most brilliant interpreters of architecture after the Second World War.
[Aldo Rossi. The blue notebooks 1968 – 1992] 19 June 1968 – 5 December 1992: an intense, passionate artistic and human experience, traced in the words of its protagonist, in the facsimile edition of the 47 notebooks.
Aldo Rossi narrates himself and his architecture in these little blue notebooks, filled with ideas and reflections that represent a sort of architectural diary: travel notes, working sketches, reflections on the meaning and value of architectural work, in a dialectic, always authentic confrontation with the great masters of the 20th century, and with the history and protagonists of the past.
A profound, at times poetic interpretation of things, meetings, voyages, in a dense story that leaves no room for monotony. A living, engaging portrait of the work and the personality of Aldo Rossi, of his tireless pursuit of new meanings, of the disruptive force of his architecture, aimed at transforming reality, thanks to a conscious, admirable balance between logical rigor and fantasy.