Ostia: the 1916 City Plan

The modern Ostia wouldn’t be there if it weren’t for the reclaiming of the territory, strongly supported by the National Government after the Unification of Italy. The works were implemented with great difficulty by the General Laborer’s Association of the Municipality of Ravenna, from 1884. The actual settlement was realized due to the tenacity  of  Paolo […]

Ostia: one century of Architecture and Urban Planning

The modern Ostia is only one century old: it thus represents an almost unique and extremely interesting case in Italy, from the points of view of architecture and urban planning, also because the proximity of Rome and the lack of a pre-existing settlement (that could have somehow bond the architecture to a style), have  made […]

The 20 must-see architectures in Ostia

From the suggestive public and private buildings of the 1920's, characterized by graceful historical references and inspired by the Roman Baroque style, from the liberty and neo-medieval repertoire, to the disruptive Rationalism, in which some of the most famous Italian designers express at their best the adherence to the compositional modalities of the Modern Movement, [...]

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