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The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni
Cultural Architecture

The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni

The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by a young scholar of Dante, approved by the Benito Mussolini’s Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni. Nowadays, just  some sketches on paper, scraps of an architectural model of the project and pieces of a project report (Relazione), written by Terragni remain.

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San Siro Stadium (Giuseppe Meazza) / Cugini & Stacchini + Ragazzi & Hoffer
Architecture, Educational & Sports Facilities

San Siro Stadium (Giuseppe Meazza) / Cugini & Stacchini + Ragazzi & Hoffer

The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza or the San Siro Stadium in Milan was originally designed by architect Stacchini and engineer Cugini in 1925 based on an Anglo-Saxon model. The structure was made up of four back straight bleachers, one of which was partially covered, and could contain up to 35,000 spectators. The stadium underwent several renovations and in 1990 Ragazzi and Hoffer undertook the last…

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San Cataldo Cemetery / Aldo Rossi
Religious Architecture

San Cataldo Cemetery / Aldo Rossi

The San Cataldo Metropolitan Cemetery designed by Aldo Rossi  integrates a designed built by the architect Cesare Costa between 1858 and 1876 with a very modern building designed by the architect in 1971. Rossi was a man appreciated internationally for his Architecture theories and his desire was to make a building that reflected his social perspective and theories.

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