Skyscrapers of Italy

Jan 08, 2020 221

BY: ANDREA ANGELINI

From amphitheaters to skyscrapers, few people know that Italy was a precursor regarding the modern high-rise constructions, even though its cities are ancient and mostly have low-rise buildings.

Everything started with the international design competition for the Chicago Tribune Tower hosted by the Chicago Tribune newspaper in 1922. Chicago and its architectural school focused on new tall vertical buildings. 

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SOURCE: https://italicsmag.com/

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