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Ernesto Nathan Rogers

(1909–69). Italian Rationalist architect. Founder, with Banfi, Belgiojoso, and Peressutti, of BBPR, whose Torre Velasca, Milan (1957–60) created much controversy at the time of ...

Rogers, Ernesto Nathan

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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2015
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..., Ernesto Nathan ( 1909–69 ) Italian Rationalist architect . Founder, with Banfi, Belgiojoso, and Peressutti, of BBPR , whose Torre Velasca , Milan (1957–60) created much controversy because it did not conform to International Modernism . Rogers co-edited Domus (1946–7) and Casabella-continuità (1953–64): the latter became one of Europe’s most influential architectural journals during his tenure. M & N ( 1987 ) ; J.T ( 1996...

Ernesto Nathan Rogers

Ernesto Nathan Rogers  

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(1909–69).Italian Rationalist architect. Founder, with Banfi, Belgiojoso, and Peressutti, of BBPR, whose Torre Velasca, Milan (1957–60) created much controversy at the time of its building because it ...
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BBPR  

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Architectural Partnership founded in Milan in 1932 by Gianluigi Banfi (1910–45), Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso (1909–2004), Enrico Peressutti (1908–76), and Ernesto Nathan Rogers. Like many Italian ...
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Brian L. McLaren

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

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2009
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...Partnership of Italian architects Gian Luigi Banfi ( 1910–45 ), Ludovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso ( 1909–2004 ), Enrico Peressutti ( 1908–76 ), and Ernesto Nathan Rogers ( 1909–69 ), founded in 1932 . During the Fascist period ( 1922–43 ) they participated in the journal Quadrante ( 1933–6 ) to espouse a rationalist tendency that was an affirmation of Classicism and Mediterraneanism. Their projects included a proposal, with Figini and Pollini, for the Palazzo del Littorio Competition in Rome ( 1933 ) and a Sun Treatment Clinic in Legnano ( 1938 ,...

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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2015
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...Architectural Partnership founded ( 1932 ) in Milan by Gianluigi Banfi ( 1910–45 ), Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso ( 1909–2004 ), Enrico Peressutti ( 1908–76 ), and Ernesto Nathan Rogers . Like many Italian Modernists, BBPR backed Fascism, hoping it would continue to favour ‘progressive’ architecture, and many early works are associated with that régime . The firm’s restoration of the cloisters of San Simpliciano monastery , Milan ( 1940 —which included offices for the firm), was indicative of sympathy for historic buildings that ran counter to...

Rogers, Richard

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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..., Richard ( b Florence , 23 July 1933 ), English architect of Anglo-Italian descent. A cousin of the Italian architect, Ernesto Nathan Rogers , he immigrated with his family to England in 1938 . He studied at the Architectural Association, London, 1954–9 and Yale University, 1961–2 . In 1960 he married Su Brumwell , a sociologist and architect. Returning to London, Richard and Su Rogers established the practice Team 4 Architects, with fellow Yale student Norman Foster and his future wife, Wendy. Early commissions included a house at Creek...

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