By Jean-Francois Lejeune, Michelangelo Sabatino
Bringing to gentle the debt twentieth-century modernist architects owe to the vernacular construction traditions of the Mediterranean zone, this ebook considers architectural perform and discourse from the Twenties to the Eighties. The essays the following situate Mediterranean modernism on the subject of suggestions comparable to regionalism, nationalism, internationalism, severe regionalism, and postmodernism - an alternate background of the fashionable structure and urbanism of a severe interval within the 20th century.
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All of Greece is in the shape of a shell,” observed Alberto Savinio. 51 De Chirico wrote in Valori Plastici (plate 9): In the construction of the city, in the architectural forms of the houses, of the piazzas, of the gardens, of the public walkways, of the doorways, of the THE MYTH OF THE MEDITERRANEAN train stations, etc. . are the primary fundamentals of a great metaphysical aesthetic. 52 In the 1930s the studies of the golden section, the “cubic laws,” and other neo Pythagorean canons on proportionality became the latent trait d’union between the Italian pictorial and architectonic experiments.