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London Transformed: John Nash e l’ibrido progettuale
Titolo Rivista: TERRITORIO 
Autori/Curatori: Maritza Prosdocimi 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2021 Fascicolo: 96  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  16 P. 174-189 Dimensione file:  1493 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2021-096016
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Nella prima metà dell’Ottocento i ‘London Improvements’ realizzano trasformazioni urbanistiche che testimoniano un nuovo atteggiamento rispetto alla città in Europa, all’indomani del trauma delle guerre napoleoniche, nel confronto col nuovo assestamento post-bellico. Questi progetti sono da attribuire alle abilità creative di John Nash, cui dobbiamo i pioneristici lavori di Regent’s Park e Regent Street, che lo consacrano come ‘architect of the Picturesque’. Qui, il Pittoresco travalica la definizione di categoria estetica, si concretizza nell’espressione architettonica e trova scenografica applicazione nella progettazione urbanistica. In quale modo e in quale fase John Nash adotta il Pittoresco e, soprattutto, quali sono le ragioni di tale scelta?


Keywords: John Nash; Pittoresco; London Improvements

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Maritza Prosdocimi, in "TERRITORIO" 96/2021, pp. 174-189, DOI:10.3280/TR2021-096016

   

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