• Spotlight: Aldo Rossi

    3 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    San Cataldo Cemetery. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Ada Louise Huxtable once described him as “a poet who happens to be an architect.” Italian architect Aldo Rossi was known for his drawings, urban theory, and for winning the Pritzker Prize in 1990. Rossi also directed the Venice Biennale in 1985 and 1986-one of only two people to have served as director twice.
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    Rossi is most appreciated for his contributions to architectural theory, which evolved from a wide range of influences: from architect and...
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