La ricerca di un linguaggio nell'architettura bancaria

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Abstract

[automatically translated] From the beginning and for a long time banking architecture image is identified with the Renaissance palace. In the nineteenth century the idea of reassurance, solidity, affidalibilità evoked by the neo-sixteenth-century building is found in almost all the buildings made for banks in Europe. The nineteenth century architecture elaborates new themes consequently to modern forms of social organization. Arise, in fact, highly original buildings with functions and features that serve the needs of a more diverse society, more complex, more active and dynamic. The architecture of banks adopting formal models, such as the distinction between the public part and that allocated to housing and administrative offices, according to a precise planimetric and perspective diagram that takes into account the distribution of the various environments. Although this scheme is brought up again once the Renaissance mansions. After World War II, thanks to the economic recovery, we are witnessing a great development of banking institutions: the multiplication of their activities and their tasks determine a production much more functional and democratic construction that gives greater prominence to the character of service to the community
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)25-26
Number of pages2
JournalIN FOLIO
Volume31
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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