Sergio Poretti

Italian Modernisms

Architecture and construction in the twentieth century

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Edité par Sergio Poretti
Editeur Gangemi Editore Sp.A
Distributeur Association de Boccard

The studies in this book focus on Italian twentieth-century architecture, in particular design and construction techniques. The descriptions of the worksites and building processes provide a much better and clearer picture of the different modernist styles that existed in Italy; they also reveal the ‘thin red line' that characterised an univocal construction method: mixed masonry enriched (and not replaced) by reinforced concrete – a technique well suited to small artisanal worksites. This wa ...