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Aldo Rossi papers, 1943-1999.

Rossi, Aldo, 1931-1997.

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  • Title:
    Aldo Rossi papers, 1943-1999.
  • Author/Creator: Rossi, Aldo, 1931-1997.
  • Creation Date: 1943-1999.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) was an Italian architect and designer born in Milan. Rossi was a founding member of the Tendenza architecture movement. His principle publications include The Architecture of the City and A Scientific Autobiography. He also contributed to journals, especially to Casabella where he was an editor. Rossi's body of architectural work spans from the 1960s to the 1990s.
  • Arrangement: Organized in five series: Series I. Lectures and course material, 1954-1985; Series II. Drafts and writings, 1943-1999; Series III. Correspondence and business documents, 1954-1988; Series IV. Notebooks, 1949-1986; Series V. Architectural designs, 1972-1982.
  • Physical Desc.: 34 linear feet (31 boxes, 14 flat file folders, 1 roll).
  • Summary: The Aldo Rossi papers contain a selection of works by the prolific architect, writer, artist and theorist. The collection includes notebooks, sketchbooks, lectures and course materials, assorted writings and correspondence, drafts for publications, clippings and ephemera. Rossi frequently corresponded with a circle of architects including Carlo Aymonino, Peter Eisenman, Leon Krier, Rob Krier, Paolo Portoghesi, Hans Hollein, and Manfredo Tafuri. 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.
  • Language: Italian
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Item level index available for course material, writings, and notebooks.
  • Form/Genre: Photographic prints
    Sketchbooks -- Italy -- 20th century
    Architectural drawings -- 20th century
  • Subjects: Aymonino, Carlo -- correspondence Eisenman, Peter, 1932- -- correspondence Hollein, Hans, 1934-2014 -- correspondence Krier, Léon -- correspondence Krier, Rob -- correspondence Portoghesi, Paolo -- correspondence Rossi, Aldo, 1943-1997 -- correspondence Tafuri, Manfredo -- correspondence Architecture -- Study and teaching Architecture -- Italy -- History -- 20th century Neoclassicism (Architecture) Architects -- Italy -- Correspondence
  • Contributors: Rossi, Aldo, 1931-1997.
  • ID/Accession Number: 88-A627
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 166535480
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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