Exercises in the Transcription of Contemporary Italian Architecture. The competition project for the New Passenger Terminal at Termini Rail Station (1947-'48)

Lucio Valerio Barbera

Abstract


The essay documents a lengthy research by Lucio Valerio Barbera on the well-knowncompetition project for the New Passenger Terminal at Termini Rail Station (1947-'48) by Ludovico Quaroni, Mario Ridolfi, Aldo Cardelli, Mario Fiorentino, Giulio Ceradini, Aldo Carè. This articulated and complex study – presented here in its definitive version as an exercise of "transcription" – examines a project that belongs to the intriguing events of modern architecture in Rome in the wake of the Second World War.


References


Luca Montuori, Stazione Termini. Per una rilettura critica del progetto, "Hortus" n. 50, novembre 2011

Alessandra Muntoni, Eugenio Montuori, spazio/forma/struttura/luce/forma/colore, in Anna Di Noto, Francesco Montuori (edited by), Eugenio Montuori, progetti disegni acquarelli olii, Prospettive, 2007 pp. 13-36

Saverio Muratori, Un progetto della Stazione di Roma, “Strutture” n. 3-4, dicembre 1947-gennaio 1948, pp. 56-61

Giuseppe Samonà, I progetti della Stazione Termini, "Metron" n. 21, 1947, pp. 2-7 e 8-22


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