Antonio Sant’Elia. No architecture has existed since A moronic mixture of the most various stylistic elements used to mask the skeletons of modern houses . Author: Antonio Sant’Elia “We must invent and rebuild the Futurist city El problema de la arquitectura Futurista debe ser resuelto, no siguiendo a El Manifiesto Futurista se puede considerar como uno de los primeros. Antonio Sant’Elia, con sus conocidas ciudades de diferentes niveles de Fani, redactaba otro manifiesto de arquitectura futurista, en el que se abogaba por las .
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This is the supreme imbecility of modern architecture, manifiestoo by the venal manifieso of the academies, the internment camps of the intelligentsia, where the young are forced into the onanistic recopying of classical models instead of throwing their minds open in the search for new frontiers and in the solution of the new and pressing problem: Todo debe ser revolucionado.
Architecture now makes a break with tradition. Let us make an end of monumental, funereal and commemorative architecture. The fascination with cars and their acceleration meant the perfect allegory to explain a future in permanent transformation.
Young Italian architects those who borrow originality from clandestine and compulsive devouring of art journals flaunt their talents in the new quarters of our towns, where a hilarious salad of little ogival columns, seventeenth-century foliation, Gothic pointed arches, Egyptian pilasters, rococo scrolls, fifteenth-century cherubs, swollen caryatids, take the place of style in all seriousness, and presumptuously put on monumental airs.
We must invent and rebuild the Futurist city like an immense and tumultuous shipyard, agile, mobile and dynamic in every detail; and the Futurist house must be like a gigantic machine.
This constant renewal of the architectonic environment will contribute to the victory of Futurism which has already been affirmed by words-in-freedom, plastic dynamism, music without quadrature and the art of noises, and for which we fight without respite against traditionalist cowardice. They persevere obstinately with the rules of Vitruvius, Vignola and Sansovino plus gleanings from any published scrap of information on German architecture that al to be at hand.
The utter antithesis between the modern world and the old is determined by all those things that formerly did not exist. We no longer feel ourselves to be the men of the cathedrals, the palaces and the podiums. Let us overturn monuments, pavements, arcades and flights of steps; let us sink the streets and squares; let us raise the level of the city. The problem of Futurist architecture must be resolved, not by continuing to pilfer from Chinese, Persian or Japanese photographs or fooling around with the rules of Vitruvius, but through flashes of genius and through scientific and technical aant.
Our lives have been enriched by elements the possibility of whose existence the ancients did not even suspect. Futurism emerged as a reaction against the academicism prevailing in Italy.
Principal among these is arquitectuga formation of a new anotnio of beauty that is still obscure and embryonic, but whose fascination is already felt even by the masses. The problem posed in Futurist architecture is not one of linear rearrangement. Email required Address never made public.
The decorative must be abolished. This last manifesto is possibly the first description of a future-oriented architecture, where expiration and transience will replace stability. Modern constructional materials and scientific concepts are absolutely incompatible with the disciplines of historical styles, and are the principal cause of the grotesque appearance of “fashionable” buildings in which attempts are made to employ the lightness, the superb grace xant the steel beam, the delicacy of reinforced concrete, in order to obtain the heavy curve of the arch and the bulkiness of marble.
We are the men of the great hotels, the railway stations, the immense streets, colossal ports, covered markets, luminous arcades, straight roads and beneficial demolitions. In this way the futuristic architecture was advanced many years to the emergence of the systemic architecture, since it was conceived like a process in constant renewal and transformation.
Debe elevarse al borde de un abismo tumultuoso: Twitter Facebook Google Like this: Men have identified material contingencies, and revealed spiritual attitudes, whose repercussions are felt in a thousand ways. Monumentality, heaviness and those static elements will be replaced by lightness, the ephemeral and the fast.
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The decorative must be abolished. You are commenting using your Twitter account. The kaleidoscopic appearance and reappearance of forms, the multiplying of machinery, the daily increasing needs imposed by the speed of communications, by the concentration of population, by hygiene, and by a hundred other phenomena of modern life, never cause these self-styled renovators of architecture a moment’s perplexity or hesitation.
That Futurist architecture is the architecture of calculation, of audacious temerity and of simplicity; the architecture of reinforced concrete, of steel, glass, cardboard, textile fiber, and of all those substitutes for wood, stone and brick that enable us to obtain maximum elasticity and lightness; That Futurist architecture is not because of this an arid combination of practicality and usefulness, but remains art, i.
Calculations based on the resistance of materials, on the use of reinforced concrete and steel, exclude “architecture” in the classical and traditional sense. This architecture cannot be subjected to any law of historical continuity.
It must perforce make a fresh start. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Against the immobility of the thought of the time, Filippo Marinetti proposed to resort to speed, movement and aggressiveness.
Things will endure less than us.
Manifesto of Futurist Architecture
The new beauty of cement and iron are profaned by the superimposition of motley decorative incrustations that cannot be justified either by constructive necessity or by our modern taste, and srquitectura origins are in Egyptian, Indian or Byzantine antiquity and in that idiotic flowering of stupidity and impotence that took arqkitectura name of neoclassicism.
The problem of Futurist architecture must be resolved, not by continuing to pilfer manifiestl Chinese, Persian or Japanese photographs or fooling around with the rules of Vitruvius, but through flashes of genius and through scientific and technical expertise. Derrumbemos monumentos, pavimentos, arcadas y tramos de escalones; hundamos las calles y las plazas; elevemos el nivel de la ciudad.
The house and the city that are ours both spiritually and materially, in which our tumult can rage without seeming a grotesque anachronism.