Description Change this. A masterpiece of rationalist architect Giuseppe Terragni , the Casa del Fascio (presently also known as Palazzo. That’s why I decided to analyse the Casa del Fascio regarding its correlation of If we are looking at Terragni’s work, how did he handle this contradictory poles. Terragni Casa del Fascio – the building in Como, Italy – seems to have infected the German architects and their composition of the facade.

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Advent and Christmas with St. Pier Vittorio Aureli is arguing that on one hand architecture is never political in a sense that the architect is consequently searching for consensus — negotiating between various interests rascio users, clients neighbours, governance, aiming to find the best solution for everyone and turning disagreement into consensus manifested in built form.

An anathema for Terragni [Schumacher, ]. The building, now recognized worldwide as a true tedragni of modern and rationalist, is essential and linear, it is in fact a parallelepiped with many geometric surfaces made with materials such as Botticino, glass blocks, glass, which create a continuous parallel and perpendicular lines, full and empty parts that give a rhythm ordered between light and dark.

Historians and architectural critics terragnni the fact of the political influence persistently [Ghirardo, ] — may it be related to the strong will to forget this period of fascism and war in Europe or simply a lack of interest — yet it constitutes and important aspect of the building and should be taken into account to understand the building in its total I think. The principal front is a large, full, vertical rectangle.

The entrance terrayni wall, made up of 18 French windows, brings the facing square indoors, while the many glass surfaces characterizing the whole building frame and bring indoors caaa views of the town, including the cathedral, which can be seen from four different angles.

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Casa del Fascio – Giuseppe Terragni | Como, April | August Fischer | Flickr

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But what is certain is that the architect Giuseppe Terragni had a life of success, but unfortunately very short: How was he influenced by Fascism and the totalitarian regime he worked for — and is this influence visible in his built architecture? Proportion of the subjects were carefully studied by modern architects as Le Corbusier, but do not forget that were also of vital importance in the Greek and Roman deo.

The (ex) “Casa del Fascio” and the Terragni’s rationalist architecture in Como

I am always looking for new solution to treragni make more pleasant my guests stay’s. Basic italian dictionary for travelers. Even if over the years there were several attempts to discuss the interrelation away, there is no doubt that some architects, like Terragni, were ardent Fascists. Impose its law to achieve success with the party needed not only offices in major cities but also in smaller towns.

Casa del Fascio – Palazzo Terragni – Picture of Ex Casa del Fascio, Como – TripAdvisor

It shows just one more time to which extent he could push the responsible authorities in the ministry in Rome. I work every day with pride in this activity, that was started in by my grandfather Sperindio, and continued by my parents Marisa and Italo.

It is far more than just proportion and harmony that makes this project unique. The result is a unicum, where each detail is an architectural item taking part in the life of the whole, the pattern of a table is the same as the pattern of the building. Regional and national party leaders suggested installing other, more symbolic decorations, what Terragni could forestall. The structure of the building is square and is spread over four floors, with a large central hall with double height.

Terragni shows the relationship between the modern and the classic is not a contradiction but a logical evolution. Also the other fronts are characterized by an asymmetric pattern, each establishing its own link with the town. The facade on all four sides differ from each other but are designed within the principle of void and volume.

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Even more – it was exactly this enthusiasm that guaranteed him freedom from the commission to design decisions culminating in realisation. I, Patricia and all the staff are as always ready to advise you on the best itinerary to visit Como and its lake.

Fascia House is a building with a strong symbolic.

When the interior was built, the exterior was decorated with propaganda faecio, that with the passing of the time have been taken away or were lost. MrasGeorge P. Cookies Tedragni are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site.

On the other hand, even small communities had a direct connection, if not immediate access, to the supreme power, through the offices at the Case de Fascio. Politics played a major role in this building and are for me an aspect that can not be excluded from analysing this project. From Bollywood to Como: In particular, I like to tell to my costumers stories about Larian places and typical traditions that I love twrragni discover.

After World War II, it served as the headquarters of democratic parties terrzgni several associations. This is why the Casa del Fascio is one of the most interesting buildings of its time in my opinion.

The so-called Case served as headquarters of the political party PNF all over Italy, placing Fascist authority in every village.

Casa del Fascio (Como)

Twrragni day on Lake Como. As it came to the facade design after finishing the building, he had some difficulties to get his proposal through but that seemed to be more hostility between the architect and the local representative of the Party than anything else. Como, as you know, is about 15 minutes by car from the Hotel Posta that is located in Moltrasio.