Asnago Vender and the Construction of Modern Milan


Adam Caruso, Helen Thomas (Hg.)
Asnago Vender and the Construction of Modern Milan


4th Edition 2019. 24 x 32 cm, clothbound
248 pages, 140 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-341-1
78.00 CHF / 78.00 EUR
English

Contributions by Adam Caruso, Angelo Lunati, Giò Ponti, Ernesto N. Rogers, Aldo Rossi, Helen Thomas, Cino Zucchi
Photographs by Hélène Binet
Designed by Moiré

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This is the first book in English on the Italian architects Mario Asnago (1896–1981) and Claudio Vender (1904–1986). Their city was mid-twentieth century Milan in transformation, and the extraordinary Milanese architectural scene of that time is revealed in their work and through the writings of their contemp­oraries. Cino Zucchi and Adam Caruso provide in-depth analyses of the conceptual and material qualities of the buildings, which are illustrated in survey drawings and photographs of a selection of Asnago Vender’s urban projects. The book is the second in a series on The Limits of Modernism – a Forgotten Generation of European Architects.