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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The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni
The Case de Fascio were to be the embodiment of Fascism in their cities. Terragni, in his turn, took the text and designed teerragni physical model of that written allegory, also using numerology and geometry.
Notify me of new comments via email. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy, remained on paper.
Although publicly decrying Renaissance architecture, Terragni danetum heavily on historic precedent when it suited him. 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. One of the architects was Giuseppe Terragni.
Dante ‘s Divine Comedy. November 10,at the Palazzo Veneziathe Valdameri and the designers present the project and they obtained the consent of the Duce. The Valdameri himself had proposed some names for the board, including Giovanni Gentile and Ugo Ojetti.
It consists of a sequence of monumental spaces that parallel the narrator’s journey from the “dark wood” through hell, purgatory, and paradise. Terragni became famous in the years leading up to Italy joining in the war, with public and private commissions. This was the state — the expression of Il Duce — literally made concrete and imposed on the masses. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Use mdy dates from September As the Divine Comedy includes references to numerology and geometry, the poem could be seen as a written allegory of the physical structure of the afterlife. 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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At the very end the dream of the realization of the building dedicated to Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedyremained on paper.
However, in the end about all that remains now are some sketches on paper, scraps of an architectural model of the project and pieces of a project report Relazionewritten by Terragni. The November 10,at the Palazzo Venezia, the Valdameri and the designers present the project and they obtained the consent of the Duce. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. 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.
Wikipedia Cite this article: Regarding the project papers, we are left with a few copies of the boards of the panels terrayni bas-reliefs, that had been photographed and entered in the drawings, and the project report of Giuseppe Terragni.
The residues of the project give us the unfulfilled dream of Terragni for a terrangi to Dante, in which the Divine Comedy was projected in an architectural scheme.
Rather than attempting to illustrate the narrative, however, Terragni focuses on the text’s form and rhyme structure, danteuj them into the language of carefully proportioned spaces and unadorned surfaces typical of Italian Rationalism. Architecture Product Design Art Travel. Compositionally, the Danteum was conceived as an allegory of the Divine Comedy. Schumacher, Terragni e il DanteumRoma,p. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This is an anti-Humanist building, and as such a paragon of the International Style as it was developing between the World Wars. Welcome to ArchEyes If you are an Architect, a Furniture Danreum, a Photographer or you simply have something important to tell about Architecture you can submit your work to ArchEyes.
Since the form of the Divine Comedy was itself influenced by the architectural structure of Byzantine churches, the Danteum is in a sense a translation of a translation.