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Giancarlo De Carlo : Architecture

20th Century Italian Buildings, Europe – Key Architectural Projects

post updated 25 June 2023

Studio di Architettura Giancarlo De Carlo

Archittetto Italia

Giancarlo De Carlo – Italian architect
Dates: 1919-2005

Giancarlo De Carlo Buildings & Masterplans

Major architectural designs listed alphabetically:

Apartment block, Sesto San Giovanni, Italy
Date built: 1950

Collegio del colle, Urbino, Italy
Dates built: 1962-66

Housing, Mazzorbo island, Venice, Italy
Date built: 1987

Urbino Development Plan, Italy
Date built: 1958-

Piazza del Mercatale in Urbino by this architect:
Piazza del Mercatale in Urbino by Giancarlo De Carlo architect
photograph : Paolo Monti, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

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Location: Genoa, Italy, southern Europe

Genoa Architect Practice Information

born Genoa, Italy

Italian Architects

Giancarlo De Carlo Architect Genoa Italy
photograph : Unknown (Mondadori Publishers), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Helped form Team X in 1955

Venice School of Architecture 1948-49

Academic Positions
Venice School of Architecture – Professor of Urban Design
University of Genoa – Professor of Architectural Composition

Giancarlo De Carlo architect : RIBA Gold Medal 1993

De Carlo born in Genoa, Liguria, in 1919. He trained as an architect from 1942 to 1949, a time of political turmoil which generated his philosophy toward life and architecture. Libertarian socialism was the underlying force for all of his planning and design.

The architect saw architecture as a consensus-based activity. His designs are generated as an expression of the forces that operate in a given context including human, physical, cultural, and, historical forces. His ideas linked CIAM ideals with late twentieth century reality.

He was a member of Team 10 along with Alison and Peter Smithson, Aldo van Eyck, and Jacob Bakema, among others. Although his political beliefs have limited his portfolio of buildings, his ideas remained untainted by postmodernist beliefs through his journal Spazio e Società – Space & Society, and his teaching at the International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design (ILAUD).

He also received an Honorary Doctorate from Heriot-Watt University in 1995. He died in Milan in 2005.

Another Genoa architect : Renzo Piano of Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW Architects), also with offices in Paris and New York City.

Italy Architectural Designs

Italian Architectural Designs

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Contemporary Italian capital city buildings on e-architect – selection below:

Hawkers Rome Store, near Plaza de España
Architects: CuldeSac
Hawkers Rome Store
photograph : Luigi Filetici
Hawkers Rome Store

City of Sun, near Via della Lega Lombarda & Tiburtina Station, East Rome
Architects: Labics
City of Sun Rome Architecture News
photograph : Marco Cappelletti
City of Sun in Rome

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