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Wigglyhouse / ifdesign

© Andrea Martiradonna      © Andrea Martiradonna      © Andrea Martiradonna      © Andrea Martiradonna      + 18

Como, Italy
  • Architects: ifdesign
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  150
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Mutina, Lombarda Graniti, Vetro G

5 Emblematic Buildings by Giuseppe Terragni

With a short career of only thirteen years, Italian architect Giuseppe Terragni (1904-1943) left an important legacy of built works that are now used as classic references of modern and rationalist architecture.

We traveled to Como and Milan to visit Terragni's emblematic works that clearly reflect his style. These projects are based on the organized configuration of architectural elements that individually appear clean, pure, and expressive, but together also form a harmonious whole.

These are: Novocomum, Casa Rustici, Asilo Sant'Elia, Casa Giuliani Frigerio and Casa Lavezzari. 

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AD Classics: Casa del Fascio / Giuseppe Terragni

© Guillermo Hevia García
© Guillermo Hevia García

Casa del Fascio which sits in front of Como Cathedral is the work of the Italian Fascist architect Giuseppe Terragni. Built as the headquarters of the local Fascist Party, it was renamed Casa del Popolo after the war and has since served a number of civic agencies, including a Caribinieri station and a tax office.

© Guillermo Hevia García© Guillermo Hevia García© Guillermo Hevia García© Guillermo Hevia García+ 27