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Architectural Guide

Carlo Berizzi

From the 1920s onwards, Milan became a laboratory of architecture due to architects such as Giuseppe Terragni, Gio Ponti and Giuseppe Pagano. Periodicals such as Domus and Casabella were founded in the 1920s, influencing international debate throughout the 20th century. A new trend arose following the city's reconstruction due to damages incurred during World War II: the city can now combine modernity with its existing context through the works of BBPR, Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Ignazio Gardella and Franco Albini. These architects introduced the renowned design, which is nowadays identified with Milan. In the last decade, outstanding urban development took place owing to areas which feature the work of internationally renowned architects, including David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind, and Italian architects such as Cino Zucchi and Stefano Boeri. Owing to its ambitious projects, Milan has transformed from an industrial city to a global capital of culture, fashion and leisure. This guide proposes thematic itineraries for discovering one of the most architecturally exciting European cities.

135 x 240 mm
316 pages
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English edition

ISBN 978-3-86922-396-4 (second, updated edition)

Here you can find the blurb.

Italian version/Edizione italiana