The sense of this article is to better understand the architecture of Mario Botta across his early works in the 1970s. How has he started as architect? What were his inspirations? his entourage? – Better knowledge for better criticize. The post-modern architecture often has observation to have a difficult process of growing old, by its simple massing and non-complex and the use of materials that make up its facade and thus its aesthetics.
Between 1964 and 1969 Mario Botta studied in University IUAV of Venice (Venezia. IT). Giuseppe Mazzariol, Carlo Scarpa. 1906-1978
1964. Ospedale. Venezia (Arch. Le Corbusier. 1887-1965)
1973. Casa Bianchi. Riva San Vitale (Arch. Mario Botta. 1943-)
Two axes, one abscissa (x) East-West (Lausanne) and one ordered (y) North-South (Lake Leman).
One square in 45°
A composition of parallel and repeated lines and connected
_ 1970. Bagno Pubblico. Bellinzona (Arch. Aurelio Galfetti. 1936-)
First: Aldo Rossi. 1931-1997_ Complex building inaugurated in 1986
La passion de construire, Champs magnétiques, 1986/03
ROTA, Italo (ed.), Mario Botta. Architetture e progetti negli anni 70, Electa, Milano 1979.
Italia 60/70. Una stagione dell’architettura, Il Poligrafo, Padova 2010