Contemporary Rome narrated through outstanding works of architecture built from 1990 to the present.
A photographic review of works recently completed or under construction, including projects by Meier, Decq, Hadid, Baldeweg. The book offers a synthetic overview of the ideas, programs, urban planning policies and architectural contributions in Rome from 1990 to the present. From the World Cup of soccer in 1990 to the new Master Plan of 1993, all the way to the Jubilee year 2000: a recent fragment of the history of the capital, through works of architecture that indicate a new urban consciousness. Works include the MAXXI by Zaha Hadid, the MACRO by Odile Decq, the church and new organization of the Ara Pacis by Richard Meier, the renovation of the Biblioteca Hertziana by Juan Navarro Baldeweg, the addition to the Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna by Diener & Diener, the Centro Toyota by Kenzo Tange.