Gregotti, Vittorio

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Gregotti, Vittorio (b. 1927). Neo-Rationalist Italian architect, at one time (1950s) influenced by the Neo-Liberty movement. His architecture has grown increasingly stereo-metrically pure, culminating in the Belém Cultural Centre, Lisbon, Portugal (1993), a terraced structure that evokes Ancient Egypt, Greece, and much early architecture. Other works include the ENEA Research Centre, Rome (1985), and the University of Calabria, Cosenza (1973–85), the latter a linear development 3 km (1.9 miles) long based on a huge bridge structure. His Territorio dell'architettura (1966) and La Città Visibile (1993) helped to establish his reputation.

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