Moretti, Luigi (1907-1973)

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Luigi Moretti, Italian architect and urbanist, was born in Rome in 1907 and died in Capraia in 1973. He participated in projecting of Foro Italico in Rome (1936), Piazza Imperiale and entrance palaces in EUR (Rome, 1938-42). After the WWII he founded a magazine "Space" and produced the following works: houses-hotels (1947-50, Milan, Via Bassini, Via Corridoni), a complex of houses and offices in Corso Italia (1950-51), the house of Sun-flower (1950, Rome), Villa La Saracena (Santa Marinella, 1954); Italian pavilion in Expo of Brussels (1958); Watergate (Washington, 1959-61); Stock-Exchange Tower (Montreal, 1962-67).

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