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Church Dio Padre Misericordioso by Richard Meier

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  contributed by User_profile_mini_square azemina_f, 1 January 2009
Meier's building is a dramatic church and community center surrounded by 1970s apartment blocks in a salubrious but nondescript suburb six miles to the east of Rome. Won in an invited...

Pius IX Library

in Architecture by King Roselli Architetti
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 25 June 2009
On commissioning the project for the new library extension to the Pontificial Lateran University the chancellor Mons. Rino Fisichella was quite clear in in his main objective: to bring the activity...

Palazzo della Cancelleria

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contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 30 January 2009
The Palazzo della Cancelleria (Italian for "Palace of the Chancellery", meaning the Papal Chancellery) is a palace in Rome.It was constructed between 1489–1513, being the first palazzo in Rome to...

Domus Aurea

in Architecture by Severus and Celer ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 12 April 2009
The Domus Aurea (Latin for "Golden House") was a large landscaped portico villa, designed to take advantage of artificially created landscapes built in the heart of Ancient Rome by the Roman emperor...

American Academy in Rome

in Architecture by McKim ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 16 December 2008
The American Academy in Rome is a research and arts institution located on the Gianicolo (Janiculum Hill) in Rome. The Academy is housed in several buildings. The main building was designed...

Arch of Titus

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contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 20 December 2008
The Arch of Titus is a Pentelic marble triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Via Sacra just to the south-east of the Forum in Rome. The Arch of Titus has provided the general...

Baths at Ostia

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  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 30 December 2008
Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approximately 30 kilometers northeast of the site.Ostia itself was provided with all the services a town...

Hadrian's Villa

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  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 24 August 2009
The Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana in Italian) is a large Roman archaeological complex at Tivoli, Italy.Hadrian's villa was a complex of over 30 buildings, covering an area of at least 1 square...

Arch of Constantine

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contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 17 December 2008
The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of...

Arch of Septimius Severus

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contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 20 December 2008
The white marble Arch of Septimius Severus at the northeast end of the Roman Forum is a triumphal arch dedicated in AD 203 to commemorate the Parthian victories of Emperor Septimius Severus and his...
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