By Aurora Cuito, Cristina Montes
Antonio Sant?Elia (Como 1888-Monfalcone, 1916), a outstanding Italian futurist architect used to be, particularly after his early demise, a tremendous impression at the evolution of contemporary structure. He studied in Milan and Bologna. He undertook few commissions and people which have been accomplished have been both later demolished or remodeled. His inventive drawings for destiny towns have been displayed in 1914. He wrote theoretical essays: Messagio and Manifesto dell?architettura futurista. In his initiatives the impression of the Vienna Secession, specifically that of Otto Wagner, will be discerned, in addition to the effect of the yank skyscraper. His most crucial works have been the Villa Elisi (1912), and his undertaking for the "New urban" in 1914 (la Citt? Nuova). He volunteered for the military within the First international battle and died within the conflict of Monfalcone.
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Antonio Sant' Elia (Archipockets) (Multilingual Edition) by Aurora Cuito, Cristina Montes