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16 April 2013

1872 – Design for English Church in Rome

Architect: George Edmund Street Published in The Building News, May 24, 1872: “THE Church proposed to be built for the English congregation in Rome was designed by Mr. G. E. Street, for a...

04 September 2009

2003 – Church Dio Padre Misericordioso, Rome, Italy

Architect: Richard Meier & Partners A dramatic church and community center surrounded by 1970s apartment blocks, this was the winner in an invited competition against the likes of Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Peter...

04 September 2009

1936 – Olympic Stadium, Rome, Italy

Stadio Olimpico is the is the home of both A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio, as well as of the Italian national football team. It was built in 1936, has a capacity of 82,000,...

04 September 2009

1911 – National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome, Italy

Architect: Cesare Bazzani In 1883 the Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Exhibition Palace), expressely built for the occasion by Pio Piacentini, housed the first exhibition held in Rome as Capital City. The exhibition became subsequently...

04 September 2009

1925 – Victor Emmanuel Monument (Il Vittoriano), Rome, Italy

Architect: Giuseppe Sacconi A monument entitled to Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia, first king of unified Italy. Designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1885 and was completed in 1935 under the fascist regieme. The...

04 September 2009

1681 – Santa Maria Di Montesanto & Santa Maria Dei Miracoli, Rome, Italy

Architect: Carlo Rainaldi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini The two, almost twin, churches of S. Maria di Montesanto (left) and S. Maria dei Miracoli (right) on Piazza del Popolo were designed by Carlo Rainaldi. Gian...

04 September 2009

1598 – San Bernardo alle Terme, Rome, Italy

The structure of San Bernardo alle Terme is similar to the Pantheon, since it is cylindrical, with a dome and an oculus. The edifice has a diameter of 22 meters. The dome decoration,...

04 September 2009

1606 – Santa Maria in Vallicella, Rome, Italy

Architect: Matteo da Castello / Fausto Rughesi Initially the architect was Martino Longhi the Elder, but he was replaced later by Matteo da Castello. The nave was completed in 1577, and the church...

04 September 2009

1663 – Ss. Dominic & Sixtus, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy

Architects: Nicola Torriani, Felice and Vincenzo della Greca The church was built at the order of Pope St Pius V (1566-1572), who was a Dominican. Construction started in 1569, and the complex –...

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