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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One of the architects was Giuseppe Terragni. Casa del Fascioground floor plan. Wikipedia Cite this article: DanteumColisseum in background. 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. Dante ‘s Divine Comedy.
The November 10,at the Palazzo Venezia, the Valdameri and the designers present the project and they obtained the consent of the Duce.
Submit your work Submit work. Compositionally, the Danteum was conceived as an allegory of the Divine Comedy. This panel of the presentation to Mussolini shows the hierarchy of the State and history.
The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni
The Colosseum as representation of the Roman Empire underpinning of Fascism, the rectilinear insertion into a non-geometric space, the sheer size of the Danteum as a non-humanistic structure, and finally what appears to be the will of the people as expressed in graffiti.
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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. This was the state — the expression of Il Duce — literally made concrete and imposed on the masses.
You ranteum commenting using your Twitter account. However, because of the political developments that led to the entrance into the warthe subsequent hearings to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed.
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However, because of the political developments that led to the entrance into the war, the subsequent hearings to discuss the project, still they had been continuously postponed. The glass enclosed central atrium was meant as the staging point for mass Fascist rallies. The structure was meant to be built in Rome on the Via dell’Impero.
Rome, Italy Proyect year: Michelangelo aboveand Botticellipainted canonical images. Retrieved from ” https: 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. The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by a scholar of Danteapproved by the Benito Mussolini’s Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni.
Compositionally, the Danteum was conceived as an allegory of the Divine Comedy.
This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat The project for the Danteum was conceived as rigidly geometric, based on the square and the golden rectangle, constructed from squares. Email required Address never made public.
Views Read Edit View history. It consists of a sequence of monumental spaces that parallel the narrator’s journey from the “dark wood” through hell, purgatory, and paradise.
This is an anti-Humanist building, and as such a paragon of the International Style as it was developing between the World Wars. The intention was to dantfum the famous Italian poet Danteextol the virtues of a strong fascist state, that bases its foundations on the glory of imperial Rome. 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, dxnteum the project report of Giuseppe Terragni.