By Aurora Cuito, Cristina Montes
Antonio Sant?Elia (Como 1888-Monfalcone, 1916), a remarkable Italian futurist architect used to be, in particular after his early demise, a huge impression at the evolution of recent structure. He studied in Milan and Bologna. He undertook few commissions and people which have been accomplished have been both later demolished or remodeled. His resourceful drawings for destiny towns have been displayed in 1914. He wrote theoretical essays: Messagio and Manifesto dell?architettura futurista. In his initiatives the impression of the Vienna Secession, in particular that of Otto Wagner, will be discerned, in addition to the effect of the yankee skyscraper. His most crucial works have been the Villa Elisi (1912), and his venture for the "New urban" in 1914 (la Citt? Nuova). He volunteered for the military within the First global battle and died within the conflict of Monfalcone.
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