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Aldo Rossi

Aldo Rossi, (1932-1997 Milan, Italy) was an Italian architect. For the Venice Bienniale in 1979 he designed a floating Teatro del Mondo that seated 250 that was towed out to sea. He also designed the National Opera House in Genoa. He won the prestigious Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1990.

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Ada Louise Huxtable[?], architectural critic and Pritzker juror has described Rossi as "a poet who happens to be an architect." -- Pritzker Prize web site

External Link

  • Pritzker Prize (http://www.pritzkerprize.com/rossi.htm) web page on Rossi.



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