The Collective and The Architecture of the City in Postwar Modernism


  • Andjelka Badnjar Gojnić RWTH Aachen



Collective, Tafuri, Rossi, Housing, Planning


The text proposes a close reading of the concept of the collective in The Architecture of the City. Contrary to the development of the ethnological discourse Aldo Rossi stands as one of the most explicit protagonist of the antique notion of the object ultimately driven by his communist conviction. In an attempt to research ways in which architecture serves as capable of mirroring the collective in Rossi’s case, this analysis takes departure from the role of Manfredo Tafuri in the architectural debate of the time. 


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How to Cite

Badnjar Gojnić, A. (2018). The Collective and The Architecture of the City in Postwar Modernism. Histories of Postwar Architecture, 1(2).