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INVENTORY OF THE ALDO ROSSI PAPERS, 1943-1999
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Description
The Aldo Rossi papers contain a selection of works by the prolific architect, writer, artist and theorist. The collection includes notebooks, lectures and course materials, assorted writings and correspondence, drafts for publications, clippings and ephemera. A set of architectural drawings for the Palazzo dei Congressi, Milan (not realized) consisting of preliminary sketches and design plans as well as an architectural design in pencil and oil are also included.
Background
One of the most important Italian architects of the second half of the 20th century Aldo Rossi is considered by some to be an integral author of the postmodern movement of architecture. Rossi received international acclaim not just as an architect but also as a designer, artist and theorist.
Extent
34.0 linear feet (31 boxes, 14 flat file folders, and 1 roll)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.