Carlo Scarpa was once a virtuoso of sunshine, a grasp of element, and a gourmet of fabrics. As of late he’s Referred to as a twentieth-century grasp of structure. To mark the primary centenary of Scarpa’s delivery, all his works are offered right here for the primary time. The 250 illustrations duvet all 58 of his systems, together with the Castelvecchio Museum (Verona), the Olivetti showroom (Venice), and the Brion Tomb in San Vito d’Altivole (Treviso), in addition to his vital glass designs. The ebook contains essays by way of top architects and structure critics, providing an in depth evaluation of Scarpa’s existence in addition to interpretations of his structure. Referred to as the “Frank Lloyd Wright of Italy,” Scarpa’s ornamental taste has develop into a type for architects wishing to restore craft and luscious fabrics within the recent way.

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