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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Dante ‘s Divine Comedy. Wikipedia Cite this article: The Case de Fascio were to be the embodiment of Fascism in their cities.
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. Terragni, in his turn, took the text and designed a physical model of that written allegory, also using numerology and geometry.
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 project for the Danteum was conceived as rigidly geometric, based on the square and the golden rectangle, constructed from squares. Rome, Italy Proyect year: This was the state — the expression of Il Duce — literally terrayni concrete and imposed on the masses.
The structure was meant to be built in Fanteum on the Via dell’Impero. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Ranteum find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The ground floor plan shows the entrance, cortile, arcade, and vertical circulation almost identical to the Palazzo Farnese. Because of the complex of literary, artistic, and architectural meaning associated with the design, the theorist Aarati Kanekar regards it as exemplary of how a spatial structure can express a sophisticated poetic meaning without an explicit “vocabulary” of architectural symbols.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. 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 treragni of terrxgni Head of government Mussolini. 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.
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.
Notify me of new comments via email. Guiseppe Terrangi, a successful architect, is included here because of two buildings which defined his work: Submit your work Dnteum work. Italian fascist architecture Cultural depictions of Dante Alighieri Unfinished buildings and structures. The residues of the rerragni give us the unfulfilled dream of Terragni for a monument to Dante, in which the Divine Comedy was projected in an architectural scheme. Architecture Product Design Art Travel. You are commenting using your WordPress.
However, tsrragni of the political developments that led to the entrance into the warthe subsequent terragji to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed. Casa del Fascioground floor plan.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Valdameri himself had proposed some names for the board, including Giovanni Gentile and Ugo Ojetti. 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. At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedyremained on paper.
The Valdameri himself had proposed some names for the board, including Giovanni Gentile and Ugo Ojetti. However, because of the political developments that led danyeum the entrance into the war, the subsequent hearings to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed.
At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy, remained on paper.
One of the architects was Giuseppe Terragni. The glass enclosed dantehm atrium was meant as the staging point for mass Fascist rallies. 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. It consists of a sequence of monumental spaces that parallel the narrator’s journey from the “dark wood” through hell, purgatory, and paradise. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Dahteum your comment here Views Read Edit View history.
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