UN EDIFICIO "MODERNO" DEL DOPOGUERRA A PALERMO: L'ISTITUTO NAUTICO

Antonio Cottone, Simona Bertorotta

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    Abstract

    [automatically translated] The rebuilding of the second world war half-destroyed cities was an occasion to try languages and modern techniques That was exceeded by the monumentality of the fascism just after a few good realizations. In Palermo, the rebuilding started, Also with some architecture competition, a few projects That brought` to end examples of modern architecture. The Nautical Institute is a very singular case; h and was built in what was the former St. Bartholomew Hospital, Whose only the eighteenth century valuable arcade was salvaged. The winning project was remarkable for the inclusion of organic poetry elements in the rationalist architecture and as one of the first example of the inclusion of a new architecture in an old monumental building. About 50 years since His realization, made with great changes in regard to the original project,
    Original languageItalian
    Pages101-110
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

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