CIMATTI, Frederica; BAZALGETTE-STAPLES, Bennet (eds.)
Incompiuto. The birth of a style
INCOMPIUTO: The Birth of a Style is the first and only study – the result of ten years of fieldwork – of a phenomenon frequently discussed in our country and yet still not fully acknowledged: the nationwide presence of buildings and infrastructures of which the implementation has never been completed.
The scope of this phenomenon, its spread across the territory and its incredible architectural peculiarities together make the Incompiuto the most prominent Italian architectural style since WWII. At least this is the thesis proposed – in a provocative yet faultless manner – by the workgroup of individuals who over recent years have put together thousands of images, sifting through hundreds of reported exemplars throughout the nation, starting out from Sicily before making their way up the peninsula.