The Danteum is an enlarged and slightly revised edition of Schumacher’s II Danteum di Terragni. (Rome, ). Princeton Architectural Press has produced a. Known only through a small number of drawings and photographs as well as a single model, the Danteum is arguably one of the most. The Danteum is one of the most enigmatic projects by one of the most enigmatic architects of the twentieth century: Giuseppe Terragni.
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The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by a scholar of Danteapproved by the Benito Mussolini’s Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni. One of the architects was Giuseppe Terragni.
Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Rome, Italy Proyect year: However, because of the political developments that led to the tergagni into the war, the subsequent hearings to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed. Email required Address never made public.
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Although publicly decrying Renaissance architecture, Terragni relied heavily on historic precedent when it suited him. Views Read Edit View history. DanteumColisseum in background.
The Danteum technical information Architects: You are commenting using your WordPress. Dante and His PoemMichelangelo.
Because of the complex of literary, artistic, and architectural meaning associated with the design, the theorist Aarati Kanekar regards danteim as exemplary of how a spatial structure can express a sophisticated poetic meaning without an explicit “vocabulary” of architectural symbols.
However, because of the political developments that led to the entrance into the warthe subsequent hearings to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed. Valdameri had also proposed a board of directors of twenty members to the nascent institution, made up of ministers, supporters and intellectuals, under the high supervision of the Head of government Mussolini.
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The Valdameri himself had proposed some names for the board, including Giovanni Gentile and Ugo Ojetti. Welcome to ArchEyes If you are an Architect, a Furniture Designer, a Photographer or you simply have something important to tell about Architecture you can submit your work to ArchEyes.
Compositionally, the Danteum was conceived as an allegory of the Divine Comedy. This was the state — the expression of Il Duce — literally made concrete and imposed on the masses. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedyremained on paper.
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The Valdameri himself had proposed terrabni names for the board, including Giovanni Gentile and Ugo Ojetti. Guiseppe Terrangi, a successful architect, is included here because of two buildings which defined his work: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All architects design projects which are never built, whether for financial, ideological, or personal reasons. Regarding the project papers, we are left with a few copies of the boards of the panels with bas-reliefs, that had been photographed and entered in the drawings, and the project report of Giuseppe Terragni.
The eanteum of the project give us the unfulfilled dream of Terragni for a monument to Dante, in which the Divine Comedy was projected in an architectural scheme. Terragni, in his turn, took the text and designed a physical model of that written allegory, also using numerology and geometry. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter tedragni comment here Dante ‘s Divine Comedy. Schumacher, Terragni e il DanteumRoma,p. The structure was meant to be built in Rome on the Via dell’Impero.
At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy, remained on paper.