The Palazzo degli Uffici dell'Ente Autonomo at the E.U.R. area in Rome. In 1939 this was the first building to be finished as part of the Esposizione Universale Roma. It housed the offices for the exhibition and a large hall and was designed by Gaetano Minucci. Photo by Space 4.
There is a surreal quality to the EUR (Esposizione Universale Roma), it was built by the Fascists on the myth of ancient Rome, to host an Universal Exhibition that never took place due to the war.
Rome, EUR, at night.
Architecture = repetition. The Palazzo delle Civilta Italiana by Giovanni Guerrini, Ernesto Bruno La Padula and Mario Romano (1938-43) by German photographer Hagen Stier.
Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, EUR, Roma.
SIGHTS. Palazzetto Dello Sport. One of the few planned developments in Rome’s history, EUR was built for an international exhibition in 1942, and although war intervened and the exhibition never took place, the name stuck – Esposizione Universale di Roma (Roman Universal Exhibition