LECTURE OF ARCHITECTURE
Luigi Moretti: casa delle armi nel Foro Mussolini 1933/1937 - italian/english text - second edition.
Set in the widest urban neighborhood of the fascist Rome, the "casa delle armi" building show the deep and sophisticated tipological research around the "balilla houses". Luigi Moretti as architect of the "Opera Nazionale Balilla" is the right man in the right place. After some else experiments he plans the "Childhood house" in Trastevere (Rome) and then, finally, this building whose image has strictly been controlled by Moretti the same. Abandoned for more than sixty years this wanderful relic tell us the story of a missed new tipology.