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The Roman project investigate the possibility of defining an European territory through the architectural project. Europe here has to be understood as a cultural and geographic entity with an enormous cultural diversity but fascinating cohesion. The overall collection present a possible canon of a universal territorial architecture with a radically simple materiality.

By order of appearance :

-Luigi Ferraris Football Stadium 1986-1989 Genoa, Italy - Vittorio Gregotti
-Convention Hall 1952-1954 Chicago, Illinois US - Mies van der Rohe
-Bauakademie 1832-1836 Berlin, Germany - Karl Friedrich Schinkel
-Immeuble d’habitation à Bon Marché avec Piscine 1924-925 Paris, France - Henri Sauvage
-IBM Manufacturing and Administrative Center 1956-1958 Rochester, Minnesota US - Eero Saarinen

This research and book has been made during fall semester 2014 under the direction of Kersten Geers teaching in FORM, Laboratory for architecture as Form at EPFL.

The Roman Project Intro Book Ferraris Stadium Gregotti Ferraris Stadium Gregotti Chicago Convention Center Mies Van der Rohe Chicago Convention Center Mies Van der Rohe Bauakademie Schinkel Bauakademie Schinkel Housing Rue Des Amiraux Sauvage Housing Rue Des Amiraux Sauvage IBM Manufacturing and Administrative Center 1956-1958 Rochester, Minnesota US - Eero Saarinen IBM Manufacturing and Administrative Center 1956-1958 Rochester, Minnesota US - Eero Saarinen