DANTEUM TERRAGNI PDF

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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November 10,at the Palazzo Veneziathe Valdameri and the designers present the project and they obtained the consent of the Duce.

Terrragni Cite this article: The November 10,at the Palazzo Venezia, the Valdameri and the designers present the project and they obtained the consent of the Duce.

Architecture Product Design Art Travel. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Views Read Edit View history. Since the form of the Divine Comedy was itself influenced by the architectural structure of Byzantine churches, the Danteum is in a sense a translation of a translation. The intention was to celebrate the famous Italian poet Danteextol the virtues of a strong fascist state, that bases its foundations on the glory of imperial Rome.

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.

The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by terragmi scholar of Danteapproved by the Benito Mussolini’s Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni.

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The residues 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.

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The Danteum technical information Architects: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Use mdy dates from September Written by paperarch August 9, at 1: This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Rather than attempting to illustrate the narrative, however, Terragni focuses on the text’s form and rhyme structure, translating them into the language of carefully proportioned spaces and unadorned surfaces typical of Italian Rationalism.

As the Divine Comedy includes references to numerology and geometry, the poem could be seen as a written allegory of the physical structure of the afterlife.

Guiseppe Terrangi, a successful architect, is included here because of two buildings which defined his work: The ground floor plan shows the entrance, cortile, arcade, and danetum circulation almost identical to the Palazzo Farnese. However, in the end about all that remains now are some sketches on paper, scraps of an architectural model of the project and pieces of a project report Relazionewritten by Terragni.

Compositionally, the Danteum was conceived as an allegory of the Divine Comedy. Schumacher, Terragni e il DanteumRoma,p. The project was commissioned by Valdameri to Terragni and Pietro Lingeri and was supported by steel industrialist Milanese the count Alessandro Poss who had made available the sum of two million lire as a personal contribution to the project execution.

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Terragni, in his turn, took the text and designed a physical model of that written allegory, also using numerology and geometry. Notify me of new comments via email. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

The Colosseum as representation of the Roman Empire underpinning of Fascism, the rectilinear insertion into a non-geometric space, the sheer size of terrgni Danteum as a non-humanistic structure, and finally what appears to be the will of the people as expressed in graffiti. It consists of a sequence of monumental spaces that parallel the narrator’s journey from the “dark wood” through hell, purgatory, and paradise. The structure was meant to be built in Rome on the Via dell’Impero.

The residues 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. This was the state — the expression of Il Duce — literally made concrete and imposed on the masses.

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Dante ‘s Divine Comedy. DanteumColisseum in background. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Case de Fascio were to be the embodiment of Fascism in their cities.