• Corviale, a One-Kilometer Residential Complex in Rome

    20 days ago - By Arch Daily

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    The Corviale housing complex, located in the south-western periphery of Rome , was designed in the 1970s as a solution to the growing number of dormitory districts in the Roman suburbs , caused by the significant population increase between the 1950s and 1970s - when the population grew from approximately 1.6 million to 2.7 million inhabitants - followed by suburban sprawl. The project, also known as Serpentone because of its huge proportions, was developed by a team of architects under the leadership of Mario Fiorentino between 1972 and...
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