Building a vision for reconstruction. The exemple of giuseppe torres’s Messina "All round and rosy".

Author/s Marco Marino
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/130 Suppl. Language Italian
Pages 14 P. 123-136 File size 1235 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2021-130-S1008
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"Aseismic Homes" by Giuseppe Torres are a construction system for monolithic buildings with a circular, modular plan, destined for the complete and original reconstruction of the City of Messina after the earthquake of 1908. This project is a unique testimony of urban reconstruction attitude, which attempts to bring together technological innovation with formal tradition, giving rise to new and original forms of the city.

Keywords: Reconstruction, Visions, Settlements, Modular, Patents

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Marco Marino, Costruire un immaginario per la ricostruzione. L’esempio di Messina "tutta rotonda e rosa" di Giuseppe Torres in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 130 Suppl./2021, pp 123-136, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2021-130-S1008