A new title in the exceptional series devoted to the history of Italian architecture. The early twentieth century in all its complexity.
[The Early Twentieth Century] This volume, consisting of a collection of essays by historians of international repute, describes Italian architecture of the first half of the twentieth century in all its complexity, through an analysis of cities and examples of architecture from the Novecento to the Rationalist style and the works of leading figures like Terragni, Piacentini, Pagano, Persico, Muzio and Mazzoni.
The series of essays that set the period under examination within its historical context are flanked by texts on specific topics aimed at documenting individual areas of Italy and the main issues in the architectural debate. Historical photographs and archival documentation go to make up the book’s rich variety of illustrations.
Synoptic tables, a bibliography and indexes complete the volume and facilitate the reader’s task.